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Is this a pg thing? Didn't happen with DS, but I'm uncomfortable so often now. And don't want to go on antibiotics if I don't have to. Outside of cranberry juice and lots of water, is there anything else I can do to treat/avoid UTI's? Thanks!
 

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I'm not sure, I think I have one too. My pee is cloudy. I actually have urine at the lab being "grown out" to see. sounds yucky <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue">
 

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I had one time when we thought there might have been a UTI (actually had blood in urine! eek!), and my mw gave me a regimen to follow for 1 week or until I could get in to see the OB.<br><br>
- 1 gallon of water per day - measured!<br>
- 500 mg vitamin c 3x/day<br>
- Zinc (I have chewable and followed directions)<br>
- Garlic - as much as you can stand (I used capsules and took 6/day)<br>
- NO sugars (bad for your immune system)<br>
- NO artificial colors or flavors (can irritate your bladder)<br><br>
I felt a lot better and never ended up with a UTI. Not sure if it was the supplements and water or if whatever was injured just healed up and was done. BUT it's a fairly easy way to make sure your body is functioning well! In fact, I should take that advice now as I have a sinus infection! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll">
 

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homeopathic remedy cantharis. I take 30c 3 times a day for 3 days.<br><br>
A coworker had a UTI last week, I gave her my cantharis and she felt better that night. (Typical for me, too.)<br><br>
I got them constantly when preg w/ my dd. Also avoid sugars! My mw had me drink straight cran juice (Knudsen brand from Whole Foods -- TART!!) and plenty of water, also.
 

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Thanks, ladies!! That's helpful stuff. I'll make a Mrs. Green's fun tomorrow.<br><br>
Heather, hope the sinus infection clears up soon.
 

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My mw suggested Cranactin for a possible uti. I got it at the health food store.
 

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I've been drinking straight cranberry juice too and have noticed an improvement, but oh my GOSH it's so tart!!! I was eating lemons in my first trimester but this is the stuff that made me pucker.
 

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I got UTI all the time while pregnant with DS and I have had two so far with this one! I drink a lot of cranberry juice and water!
 
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