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Medication

You can purchase over-the-counter remedies for bacterial cystitis from your local pharmacist. These contain potassium or sodium citrate. They work by making the urine alkaline and thus easing discomfort. Check with your GP or pharmacist that these can be taken in addition to any other medication you may be taking. If self-help methods have no effect and symptoms continue, then you should consult your GP. A short course of antibiotics may be required. To join the discussions on which treat
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Self Help

Alkalising the urine helps to eradicate bacteria and sooth the bladder. Bicarbonate of soda, 5 ml (one teaspoon) in half a glass of water, 2 - 3 times a day. However, due to its high salt content it should only be taken for short periods of time. It should not be used in patients with high blood pressure or heart problems.   Other remedies are available from your pharmacist. Please check with your GP or pharmacist to ensure that these can be taken in addition to any oth
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Preventative Measures

There Are Steps You Can Take Which May Prevent Attacks Of Bacterial Cystitis/UTIs.  Increase your fluid intake with water or diluted squash.Avoid alcohol, pure fruit juices, tea or coffee as they can irritate the bladder.Cranberry juice may help as it can prevent some bacteria from ahering to the lining of the bladder.Wear clothes made of natural materials such as cotton or linen. Do not wear thongs.Always wipe from front to back when using the toilet.Wash the anal area after a bow
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Bacterial Cystitis

Bacterial Cystitis (BC) is also known as Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), is an inflammation of the bladder caused by bacteria entering the bladder via the urethra (the tube through which urine is passed from the bladder).  How Common Is Bacterial Cystitis/Urinary Tract Infection? Bacterial Cystitis/UTI occurs most commonly in women. It is estimated that between one or two out of every five women in the UK will get cystitis at some point in their life. Men and children can be
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Cystitis

About Cystitis/UTI's There are different types of cystitis as follows: Bacterial Cystitis (BC) or UTI'sPlease navigate to next page for further information. Radiation Cystitis (Hemorrhagic Cystitis)Radiation therapy is an important management tool for the treatment of cancer of the pelvic organs.  However, it can result in radiation injury to the bladder (radiation cystitis).  Symptoms can include hematurai and pain.  Treatments include Hyaluronic Acid, Elmiron
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Two Types of Bladder Problem

BY DAVID COWLEY · PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 27, 2017 · UPDATED JANUARY 23, 2018 A bladder problem is not something that anyone wants to deal with and it can happen to adults or children.  There are all kinds of problems that can result from your bladder not functioning properly.  Some of them are a lot more serious than others and it is not something you want to fool around with.  You need to go to a doctor if you suspect that you have any bladder problems.&n
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Overactive Bladder Symptoms

BY SVEN ULLMANN · PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 21, 2017 · UPDATED JANUARY 23, 2018 Overactive bladder (OAB) is defined as being a chronic urological condition that causes urgency, with or without urge incontinence, and commonly with frequency and nocturia. The cause of this condition is unknown, but researchers are sure that it involves dysfunction of the detrusor muscle. Recent surveys have found that about one in six American or European adults suffers from symptoms cause
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Monthly Archive: November 2017

0 Uncategorized November 21, 2017 Overactive Bladder Symptoms Overactive bladder (OAB) is defined as being a chronic urological condition that causes urgency, with or without urge incontinence, and commonly with frequency and nocturia. The cause of this condition is unknown, but researchers... 1 Nutrition November 6, 2017 Overactive Bladder Do you run to the bathroom and nothing happens even though you have an uncontrollable urge to go to the bathroom?  D
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Overactive Bladder

by sean · Published November 6, 2017 · Updated November 21, 2017 Do you run to the bathroom and nothing happens even though you have an uncontrollable urge to go to the bathroom?  Do you have a sudden urge to go to the bathroom but have trouble making it in time?  Do you go to the bathroom very frequently, more then 8 times a day with in a 24 hour period?  Or do you plan your day around going to the bathroom?  Well if you have answered yes to any
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