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In addition to my question below- UTI
nic14120 posted:
I read online that D- Mannose can be taken safely to treat and prevent a UTI. Is this a safe alternative/ Based on my over 100,000 bacteria count and flank pain, is it safe to possibly try this over Cipro. I do want to note that I suffer from a heart arrythmia, so I want to make sure that this route will not cause any life threatning issues with my heart condition either...thank you!
georgiagail responded:
Most of the sites that promote this are also selling the product; something to beware of.

It's important to distinguish between using a product to PREVENT a medical issue and CURE a medical issue. For example, cranberry products may have a protectant value against UTI's but are totally useless in curing one once you have this.


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