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Dr. Tharun, Urology Resident
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Not urinating much, about a week ago i had been noticing i

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Not urinating much, Hi about a week ago i had been noticing i havn't been urinating much or alot of urine when i do, i went to my doctor got urine and blood tests done both came back good. But i noticed when i take a cranberry tablet it speed things up
and feels normal but as soon as i stop taking the supplement i hardly urinate and when i do its quite a dark yellow. i drink alot of water. and are obese is there any possible reasons for this?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.

HI

Do you work in hot conditions or sweat a lot ?

Any pain while passing urine ?

How is the urine flow ?

Any other symptoms ?

Please let me know.

Dr.Tharun

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sometimes the urine feels like a burning sensation when I havnt taken cranberry tablet urine flow ok.
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.

HOw much water do you drink approximately ?

Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.

Was an urine test done to rule out urinary infection ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'd say 3-4liters a day atleast
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yea test was done to rule out infection
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.

Urine infection test was negative ?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yea negative
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's just strange that as soon as I take a cranberry tablet all improves
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.

Cranberry can alkalize the urine and hence can decrease the discomfort associated with acidic urine.

It also prevents bacterial adhesion to the inner wall of the bladder thus preventing urinary infection to develop.

There might be bacterial colonization of the urinary with out an overt infection. So it is like a sub clinical infection.

If cranberry helps you urinate better , there is no harm in taking it continuously.

Keep drinking plenty of water.

Dr.Tharun

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. I am very anxious person. I'm just scared it's something serious even thought I have had the tests to prove its not. Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Tharun replied 1 year ago.

you are welcome.

Dr.Tharun