Wendy

For the last four years I have had burning urine and urgency. Also sometimes the area around my vagina burns although I can sooth this with lubrication and cool water. The burning urine is not the result of UTI and I try to drink loads of water to keep my urine weak. this does not help my urgency. It has been suggested by a friend using natural progesterone cream around the urethra and vagina may help to rid me of these symptoms. Please can you say if this is true.

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Apr 15, 2013
Wendy
by: Wray

Hi Wendy It's quite possible they've missed any pathogens and told you you don't have a UTI. But one way of making the urine more alkaline is taking sodium bicarbonate. Mix 1tsp in some water and drink it, it tastes foul by the way! Alternatively a much nicer way is mixing together 3tsp vitamin C powder and 1 tsp bicarb. Take 1tsp 3 times a day in some water. It will fizz dramatically, and is delicious. You could try applying progesterone in your vagina and around the urethra, it's an anti-inflammatory so might help the burning. It could be the urgency is nothing more than acid urine, although its normally related to a UTI. Take care Wray

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