Natural treatments for urinary tract infections include cranberries, vitamin C and D-mannose, according to Newport Natural Health. While antibiotics cure UTIs by killing the bacteria causing the infection, natural remedi... More »

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According to Mayo Clinic, urinary tract infections are caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra and multiplying in the bladder. WebMD states that these germs are found in the large intestine and ... More »

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Prevent urinary tract infections, or UTIs, by drinking plenty of fluids, wiping from front to back and emptying the bladder after having sex. Women should also avoid feminine products that might cause irritation, such as... More »

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There are studies showing that cranberries reduce the recurrence of urinary tract infections in some cases, but there is no evidence that they effectively treat existing UTIs, according to WebMD. Official medical organiz... More »

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Some common antibiotics used to treat urinary tract infections include sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim, amoxicillin, nitrofurantoin, ampicillin, ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin, according to Mayo Clinic. The doctor will cho... More »

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Beneficial substances in cranberry juice help fight urinary tract infections by preventing E. coli bacteria from bonding to other bacteria found in the urinary tract, according to WebMD. Without the ability to bond to ot... More »

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An infection of Klebsiella bacteria remains responsible for a relatively small percentage of urinary tract infections after E. coli and Staphylococcus saprophyticus, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center... More »