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Can u drink a beer a day to help a kidney infection until u can get into adoctor?

Can u drink a beer a day to help a kidney infection until u can get into a
doctor?

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    Hi. Beer would just act as a mild diuretic and would not be of much help. Kidney infection needs immediate attention and appropriate treatment with antibiotics. If severe one may consider a visit to the ER. In the meantime it is advised to take plenty of fluids. Alcohol may actually cause increased uric acid levels which may further worsen the condition. Hope this information helps. Take care.

    Answered on May 11, 2014.
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