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by 122 · January 22, 2014 at 7:37 PM

Hi there, I've been Paleo since Nov last year. I have seen vast improvements in my mood (had severe anger/emotion/anxiety issues before and I am amazed at the relief Paleo has brought). However, I have had a number of physical... (more)

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usagi 0 · May 03, 2013 at 7:45 AM

This is totally anecdotal but a friend had many of the same symptoms (UTI symptoms but clean culture, abdominal bloating, excessive menstrual bleeding) you are describing and it turned out to be a fibroid tumor pressing against her bladder and... (more)

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by 145 · December 14, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Hi, For the first time in my life I picked up a urinary tract infection. Deep red blood in the water + discomfort from not being able to pee. It was an OS moment for me (I'm a man, 44y, paleo-ish for 7 months) - thinking kidney stones/cancer.... (more)

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Allie_1 0 · September 08, 2012 at 7:49 PM

It sounds like a kidney stone. My personal experience with bladder/kidney infections/UTIs/stones were all when I was young and decidedly not paleo. My kidney stones also came with kidney infections which can present like a basic UTI at first. ... (more)

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by 241 · July 28, 2013 at 5:57 PM

So to start I have Lupus and I get infections easier than most people. I have been strict paleo(no yogurt or dairy) two months now and really love it, which is surprising to me. But I have noticed that in those two months I have had 4 UTIs or 2... (more)

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coffeeandcream 0 · April 12, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Are you sure these are actual UTI´s? Have they been diagnosed with a bacterial culture of your urine or are they only diagnosed clinically? I am just asking because there is such a thing as Interstitial Cystitis (as mentioned by Mama_Z) which... (more)

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by 1510 · June 07, 2012 at 2:59 PM

Every time I go into ketosis for more than I a week or two, my bladder gets irritated and I experience UTI-like symptoms. The last time I experienced this in ketosis, I ended up doing a round of antibiotics (big mistake), seeing a urologist, and... (more)

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Ambimorph 0 · November 08, 2011 at 1:30 AM

It sounds like simply dehydration to me. Ketosis has a diuretic effect, and it's important to get enough fluids. Have you tried just drinking more?

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by 1037 · February 20, 2013 at 6:57 PM

started Paleo eating (strict) 16 days ago after years of very bad SAD. Lost 12 pounds so far and feel pretty good now that I'm past the first week. Yesterday get pain after urination and urge to go. Haven't had a Urinary tract infection in 15... (more)

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na0 0 · February 20, 2013 at 6:57 PM

Paula, Did the answers work for you? My husband recently is experiencing the same symptoms. We've cut his sugar more and introduced cranberry capsules. It seems to have improved a bit, but not completely. Any other thoughts on this? (more)