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Urinary Tract Infections

Treatments for UTIs

Specific treatment for UTIs will be determined by your physician based on:

  • Your age, overall health, and medical history
  • Extent of the disease
  • Your tolerance for specific medications, procedures, or therapies
  • Expectations for the course of the disease
  • Your opinion or preference

Treatment may include:

  • Antibacterial medications
  • Other medications and/or a heating pad to relieve pain
  • Behavior modifications, including the following:
    • ¬†Drinking plenty of water to help cleanse the urinary tract of bacteria
    • ¬†Avoiding coffee, alcohol, and spicy foods
    • ¬†Quitting smoking

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