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Suggest treatment to prevent recurrent UTIs

my mother has nuerogenic bladder due to metastatic breast cancer involving the sacral spinal cord,she has urine retention,she have to put folleys catheter to drain urine out,& she developed recurrent UTI 3 times per month,Is there any medicines for prophlaxis UTI ,now she is taking chemotherapy
Sat, 23 Jun 2018
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

I have read query for your mother.

* As per my clinical experience, following will support for recurrent UTI

- Hydration maintenance with plenty of liquids.
- Herbal supporters to boost the immunity with honey, turmeric powder in skimmed milk.
- Genital hygiene care.
- Control of blood sugar.
- Prophylactic antibiotic as nitrofurantoin or else as per the choice of your clinician.
- Sterility care in catheter use.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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General & Family Physician Dr. Olgeta Xhufka 's  Response
Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.
She can use cranberry jusice and cranberry tea . It is a very efficient urinary tract disinfectant.
Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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