The role of alternative measures and non-antibiotic pharmacological interventions in the treatment of recurrent episodes of urinary tract infections in women

Konstantinos Stamatiou, Nektaria Rekleiti
unpublished
Urinary tract infections are common in women and about 20%-30% of them will develop a recurrent infection. Recurrent UTI is a medical problem with particular difficulties in both the diagnostic approach and treatment. A very important part of the treatment is prophylaxis. Due to the long-term treatment required and the tendency to develop resistance to antibiotic therapy, physical precautionary methods and alternative medicines are becoming more popular. This article introduces and discussed
more » ... es and discussed their role in the treatment of recurrent UTI. Keywords: urinary tract infections, prevention and control, natural precautionary methods K. Stamatiou, N. Rekleiti. The role of alternative measures and non-antibiotic pharmacological interventions in the treatment of recurrent episodes of urinary tract infections in women. Scientific Chronicles 2016; 21(3): 215-232 Συγγραφέας επικοινωνίας Κωνσταντίνος Σταματίου,
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