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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are hard to prevent in children who seem to get them easily. The doctor may prescribe antibiotics to prevent repeat...
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The answer is easy and is "NO". A chronic urinary tract infection does not cause an individual, no matter their advanced age, to...
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There is no surgical treatment for urinary tract infections (UTIs) at this time. If you have a problem with the structure of your urinary tract that...
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The incidence of urinary tract infections in male infants appears to be lower when circumcision is done in the newborn period. Many studies have...
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No...this is not an antibiotic that would typically be used for urinary tract infections. It would not be wise to self-treat.
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Not everyone with a urinary tract infection has symptoms, but most people get at least some symptoms. These may include a frequent urge to urinate...
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No, they are not, but some minor urinary tract infections (assuming your self-diagnosis was correct) will resolve on their own by your immune system.
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If you do, indeed, have an urinary tract infection, it needs to be properly treated. See a medical provider, have a urinanalysis and culture, and...
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Yes, that is possible, but holding urine would not be considered a common symptom. Urinary tract infections typically cause dysuria (pain on...
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Assuming she has been properly diagnosed by having a urinalysis and/or urine culture....and is on appropriate antibiotics, she can take cranberry...
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As a non-drinker, I don't feel anyone should consume alcohol while being treated with antibiotics, but one or two drinks would probably not cause...
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I always find out from my patients when they don’t finish their antibiotics when they are supposed to and try to save them for a rainy day. You...
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I used to drink tea made from Arctostaphylos. Eat cranberries. Drink much water. Keep your feet in hot water. To avoid urine infection always wash...
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Most urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children are caused by bacteria that enter the urethra and travel up the urinary tract. Bacteria that...
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Antibiotic medicine and home care are effective in treating most urinary tract infections (UTIs) in infants and children. The main goal of...