Repeat urinary tract infections: What can I do?

Posted by birdntroutlady @birdntroutlady, Mar 27, 2012

I am having repeated urinary tract infections with a variety of bacteria cultured. I have just learned I have fibromyalgia. I need help and don't know who to see. I was also exposed to a lot of mold (Cladosporium, Aspergillus) when I was teaching school. I have retired, but the UTIs have not.

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Hi there! I just wanted to drop you a line and ask you if you have considered taking a ‘dose’ of 2 tblspns of applecider vinegar and organic honey in a half cup of tepid water everyday…preferably (for me) on an empty stomach… its a cute as well as a preventive for UTI’s… We have 2 things in common…both retired teachers and have fibromyalgia (before they had a label for it! heh! 🙂 Good luck to you!!

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OMG…excuse the typo.,..ha!! I wrote ‘cute’ instead of CURE… 🙂 Well, it could be ‘cute’ if it worked for you!!

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@bettyann

Hi there! I just wanted to drop you a line and ask you if you have considered taking a ‘dose’ of 2 tblspns of applecider vinegar and organic honey in a half cup of tepid water everyday…preferably (for me) on an empty stomach… its a cute as well as a preventive for UTI’s… We have 2 things in common…both retired teachers and have fibromyalgia (before they had a label for it! heh! 🙂 Good luck to you!!

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Hi wellcome to our community.I over the years have had UTI’S myself. But I am an aged care worker I work with people who have high care needs, and many get recurrent Uti’s . Bettyann’s suggestion sounds good and I think that It would definelty be worth a try. Take care Piglit I too am retired from teaching. I taught children gifted and special needs for many years. So we seem to have things in common .

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@bettyann

Hi there! I just wanted to drop you a line and ask you if you have considered taking a ‘dose’ of 2 tblspns of applecider vinegar and organic honey in a half cup of tepid water everyday…preferably (for me) on an empty stomach… its a cute as well as a preventive for UTI’s… We have 2 things in common…both retired teachers and have fibromyalgia (before they had a label for it! heh! 🙂 Good luck to you!!

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Hey! How about that!! Awrighty then! I also use Golden Seal Root in capsule form…(for UTIs) but it is a very powerful antibiotic herb and always hesitate to recommend it. Has to be the ‘root’ …not just the leaves and stems…and it IS pricey. Well, here comes the weekend. At ‘your place’ it is already, right Piglet?!
Take care!

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@bettyann

Hi there! I just wanted to drop you a line and ask you if you have considered taking a ‘dose’ of 2 tblspns of applecider vinegar and organic honey in a half cup of tepid water everyday…preferably (for me) on an empty stomach… its a cute as well as a preventive for UTI’s… We have 2 things in common…both retired teachers and have fibromyalgia (before they had a label for it! heh! 🙂 Good luck to you!!

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That sounds great too. Your more than wellcome anytime. I’;ll see you in about twenty four hours lol Take care

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@bettyann

Hi there! I just wanted to drop you a line and ask you if you have considered taking a ‘dose’ of 2 tblspns of applecider vinegar and organic honey in a half cup of tepid water everyday…preferably (for me) on an empty stomach… its a cute as well as a preventive for UTI’s… We have 2 things in common…both retired teachers and have fibromyalgia (before they had a label for it! heh! 🙂 Good luck to you!!

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Really BettyAnn? Good to know thank you….

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I have had idiopathic urinary retention for 12+ years but didn’t have problems with frequent UTIs until a couple of years ago. I was recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Most neurologists are clueless when it comes to helping you with or even diagnosing fibromyalgia. I would recommend calling Dr. Gene Neri at (630) 654-3636. He diagnosed me right away and within a week, my pain started decreasing. Improvement is slow but before that my pain was increasing so rapidly that I thought I would be disabled before the end of 2012. I also go to a specialized physical therapist that helps me stay functional for the most part. I still haven’t figured out the frequent UTI thing but I am seeing my urologist again in July.

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@bkurfman

I have had idiopathic urinary retention for 12+ years but didn’t have problems with frequent UTIs until a couple of years ago. I was recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia. Most neurologists are clueless when it comes to helping you with or even diagnosing fibromyalgia. I would recommend calling Dr. Gene Neri at (630) 654-3636. He diagnosed me right away and within a week, my pain started decreasing. Improvement is slow but before that my pain was increasing so rapidly that I thought I would be disabled before the end of 2012. I also go to a specialized physical therapist that helps me stay functional for the most part. I still haven’t figured out the frequent UTI thing but I am seeing my urologist again in July.

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I am so Glad to find someone else who has frequent UTI’s and I also have Fibromyalgia
I also have kidney stones and kidney stones and UTI’s cause each other!! Do U have kidney stones also?

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Hello,
Make sure you’re wiping correctly. Antibiotics can also cause these. Be well my dear.
Hugs,
Rox

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@roxie43

Hello,
Make sure you’re wiping correctly. Antibiotics can also cause these. Be well my dear.
Hugs,
Rox

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Thankfully, the UTIs have slowed down greatly since I began med for FM. I am anxious to read about new treatments that don’t involve medication. Going to check on a FM clinic that is only 1 hr away from me. I am learning to pace my activities and realiize I can’t do all in one day as I used to do! Friends are being understanding-even husband and our grown children!

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@roxie43

Hello,
Make sure you’re wiping correctly. Antibiotics can also cause these. Be well my dear.
Hugs,
Rox

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I don’t know much about the fibromyaligia (sp?) but I hope this can help you with the UTIs.
Won’t bore you with the background but due to Lyme disease my bladder was paralyzed. Still have to self catherize and you may know that this causes more UTIs. Well, my urologist suggested I take THERACRAN (made by Theralogix out of the Pittsburgh, PA area). It has now been over five months and I have to say tht the only difference is my taking this supplement. This brand is different than the crannberry products you can purchase over the counter. This is much, much better-pure cranberry powder–and your doctor can give you a discount # to use when ordering. It costs about $50 for 3 months supply. I take 2/day.
I was frustrated before I found this –so extra clean..etc etc…and really wondered if this product would help. Well, it does! They will automatically send you the next supply unless you tell them to stop prior to the ship date. Excellent, high integrity people there. Can’t say enough nice things about them. If I can be of furyther help, do let me know. Their website is http://www.theralogix.com/
Then select the product you want (in this case Theracran).
It works!
Clancey

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@roxie43

Hello,
Make sure you’re wiping correctly. Antibiotics can also cause these. Be well my dear.
Hugs,
Rox

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see note I sent to the birdntroutlady./..just started on this and not sure how replies are sent.

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