D- mannose

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Hi I have had recuuring uti for ten years now which has been treated with anti biotic, plus I tske a nightly antibiotic, this diesnt stop the uti recurring and they mske me feel so ill. I read about D-msnnose on line and was wandering gas anybody tried this product

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    Yes I have, and although there are some that it works for and others that it doesn't the only way you will know is to try it for yourself.  I have found that it did help me in they way that it kept the bacteria at bay....not spreading.  D-mannose is most effective for the e-coli bacteria (which is the most common) mine was not that, so it did not treat it, but help it from getting any worse.  I even discussed this with the urologist and he said this was a good way to prevent and keep cystisis under control.  I believe if you have an infection you would need to take the higher dose recommended, as a preventative you could just take three a day. Drink plenty of water to flush the bacteria out.  It sounds to me the bacteria is resistant to antibiotics seeing you are taking one on a daily basis......I would say in your situation it is worth a try.

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      Thanks Linda my uti is caused through e coli bacteria,iwill give it a try. Will tablet form work as wellvas piwder and do you know if any oarticular brand is better than others
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      Hi Donna,

      I use capsule form, I am not sure how the powder would taste.  Because you have an infection you will probably have to take the higher dose which I believe is 3 capsules three times daily, I a currently taking three capsules once as a preventative.


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      Hi Linda thanks

      Iwill order them today,, like you said anything is worth a try. I will let you know how I get on

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      Hi Linda

      Ihave order my d mannose, how long should I take the higher dose for or willbit tell me this on the box .keepbyou updated thanks

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      Hi Donna, that is great, what I did and was very helpful was I ordered myself urinaysis dip sticks, they are very inexpensive and they give you an idea if you are combating the infections.  If you are not having symptoms that is a good sign.  Ecoli bacteria produces nitrates which show up on the dip sticks if the bacteria is still there, that is one way....once the nitrates are clear, I would go down to the three a day to work as a preventative.
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    Hi Donna, I am more or less in the same situation

    as you. blink at the wrong time and uti has rared it's ugly head once again.I have tried D-mannose, I was willing to give it ago , but didn't work for me. same as cranberry tablets. Unable to take that due to blood thinners. Anything is worth a try as it really gets you down. best of luck.

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    Hi I used d-mannose, powder form last week before I was able to get in to see my Dr. It helped some. But I'm so glad I went in and got culture test instead of just thinking I'll try d-mannose. Turns out I have E. coli and klebsiella pneumoniae. Been on Cipro now for 5 days but the pain in side is still there along with the other symptoms. Reading up on Google is not a good thing as I'm getting very worried.

    D-mannose powder form didn't really have a taste except a little like sugar water.


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