How to get over a uti?

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve got a UTI. Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us. In fact, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are one of the most common bacterial infections around (1). The good news is that getting over a UTI is relatively easy if you know what to do.

Signs and Symptoms

Before we dive into how to get over a UTI, let’s briefly touch on its symptoms (2):

  • Pain or burning when urinating
  • Frequent urge to urinate
  • Cloudy or strong-smelling urine
  • Lower abdominal pain or soreness

If you have any of these symptoms, it’s important to see your doctor right away.

Go See Your Doctor!

Yes, we just said it’s important for you go see your doctor if you have any UTI symptoms before but let us reiterate: go see your dang doctor! We mean this in the nicest possible way (3). They’ll be able to prescribe antibiotics which will clear up the infection quickly and effectively.

Drink Plenty of Fluids

Drinking plenty of fluids can help flush out bacteria from your bladder and lessen discomfort while passing urine (4). Water should always be your top choice but cranberry juice may also offer some relief as well.

Avoid Alcohol & Caffeine

It’s tempting crack open an ice-cold beer after work…stop! No alcohol allowed until further notice! Sorry guys & gals (5). Same goes with caffeine as both tend exacerbate painful sensations associated with peeing.

Say “YES” To Probiotics

Wait…what? Probiotics? Yes probiotics come through yet again here too! Adding probiotics like those found in yogurt courses can boost our immune system during such trying times proving for more efficient healing right in the tummy (6).

Keep Clean

Ensuring that we adhere to good hygiene practices such as thoroughly washing our hands and regularly sanitizing areas which could have contact with germs prevents further aggravation of our infection. Simply wiping down surfaces will make a big difference when it comes to not having any lingering residue waiting for unsanitized body parts!

Pee After Sex

Ladies pay attention! This is good information: peeing after intercourse helps flush out bacteria from your bladder and prevent UTIs (7).

Wear Cotton Underwear {{NO}}

Think twice about slipping into those lacy, sexy panties ladies or those terribly tighty whities gentlemen – cotton flossy material is preferred during this period (8). Such fabric allows proper ventilation because no one wants unwanted infection arising outside of their own doing.

Wipe Front to Back

This may seem like common sense but we can’t stress enough how important it is to follow up carefully—wipe front back! Proper alignment ensures avoiding fecal matter transferring away from anal cavity; hence, reducing risk of any kind of painful infections.

Ditch Douching

…Dippin’? We wish. However,, douching must go too– It’s recommended because basically, sprays or other irritating cleaning agents should never ever be used near urinary/ reproductive organs so kindly put down that Summer’s Eve wash fizzling in its package folks!{{YES}}

Wrapping Up …

Don’t let the pain and discomfort of a UTI get you down. With these simple tips on managing symptoms an unhealthy precious recovery awaits us soon {{YES}}(9). Remember – drink plenty fluids break all coffee drinking habits everywhere temporarily whilst being diligent about keeping clean while also using mild, innocuous coverings {{NO}} . And finally when its over…pop open some bubbles and celebrate how strong our immune systems came through! {{NO}}

{{YES}} Douching should be avoided because it disrupts the natural flora balance of your vagina and increases your risk of infection. {{/YES}}
{{NO}} You may have heard that cranberry juice can cure or prevent UTIs, but there isn’t enough scientific evidence to support this claim. So drink it for a good flavour…that’s about all folks. (10) {{/NO}}

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