Natural cure for recurrent Urinary Tract Infection

if a woman is having a UTI from a year & continously on the antibiotics & if still the problem persists, then what are is the cure for the UTI.

(Jan 25, 2007)


I have been UTI free for more than a year now and would like to share my story to all of you. I had frequent bladder infections and in the last years; antibiotics would "cure" them but not prevented them. I could not stand keeping taking antibiotics because first of all they should be a LAST resort and because of all the harmful side effects. So I decided to look at alternate ways of healing them. I took cranberry pills every day for 2 years, sometimes it seemed it helps and I think it prevented me from having a lot of UTI but I still ended having bladder infection and REALLY painful ones. I also tried D Namose which did not work for me during two months and I ended up having a kidney infection and was forced to take weeks of antibiotics. Finally after a lot of research and talking to a specialist at a natural pharmacy, I did the following:

Changed my soap (was Dove) to a ALL natural soap called Dr bronners magic soap - hemp pure - made with organic oils and UNSCENTED. All cosmetic soaps and even gynecology soaps have harmful chemicals that should never be used as I believe they destroy the good bacteria that act as a barrier the bad bacteria E coli that cause UTI. I am not a doctor but I am convinced that all those chemicals we used on a daily basis without even knowing about it should be banned. I giving the brand as a reference but there are lots of naturals soaps now, find the one that suit you but make sure that you read the labels.

I take every morning acidophilus - A PRO BIOTIC COMPLEX (I take 3 capsules of a 5 billion active cells3) that I keep in my fridge.

  • I wash myself before AND after having sex (please note that alone never prevented me from having UTI)
  • I empty my bladder before and after sexual intercourse and drink plenty of water with acidophilus supplements.
  • I drink a lot of water every day - at least 2 liters a day.

answered by a on Oct 25, 2009, 4:38:12

The severity of an urinary tract infection depends on the site of the infection, the bacteria (microorganism) and allergies to antibiotics. Finishing the course of antibiotics after treatment for an acute UTI is important. This is done to prevent future urinary infection attacks. If fungus is the culprit, then antibiotics cease to work. Medications specifically designed to treat fungal infections (fluconazole, amphotericin, or flucytosine) are needed. Continued use of antibiotics is thought to increase the recurrence and to improve their resistance to treatment. Always drink 10-12 glasses of water to flush the microorganisms and toxins.

answered by r k on Mar 5, 2007, 11:41:29


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