Definitions for "Cystitis, Bacterial bladder Infection"
Recommendation Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)"The urine pH is often elevated in times of bacterial infection but can be lowered by some medications or unbuffered vitamin C..."
The Condition"... White blood cells will also move into the bladder and urine to kill the invading bacteria..." Recommendation Urinalysis"...Many patients, therefore, may receive an abbreviated laboratory work-up using dipstick tests to screen for the presence of bacteria and white blood cells..."
Relationship to Vitamin A Requirement"Retinoic acid (an analogue of vitamin A) is needed for the differentiation of basal cells into mucus epithelial cells..."
The Condition"...coli) and Staphylococcus saprophyticus to proliferate, colonize and adhere to the vaginal mucosa..."
The Condition"...Vaginitis and urethritis caused by sexually transmitted pathogens such as herpes simplex, chlamydia or gonorrhea may mimic cystitis..."
The Condition"...Single-dose therapy is generally less effective than the same antimicrobial used for 7-14 days, but most antimicrobials given for three days are as effective as the same antimicrobial given for 7-14 days..."