Mayo Clinic recommends treating a urinary tract infection at home by drinking plenty of water and avoiding coffee, alcohol and soda until the infection is cleared. Applying a warm pad to the abdomen can also help treat p... More »

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases

In order to cure a urinary tract infection, a patient is prescribed antibiotics by a medical professional, but it is possible to treat symptoms at home by increasing water intake, taking a pain-reliever and avoiding irri... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Treating a urinary tract infection at home includes drinking a considerable amount of water, particularly during the first day of symptoms, according to WebMD. This dilutes the concentration of the urine and washes out t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

AZO Urinary Pain Relief is an over-the-counter medication that relieves the symptoms of a urinary tract infection but does not heal the infection; treating the infection requires a prescription antibiotic, according to W... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

E. coli in the urinary tract is a common type of urinary tract infection, or UTI, and doctors generally treat this infection with one of a wide variety of antibiotics. However, some strains of E. coli are resistant to mo... More » Health Conditions & Diseases