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Is Cloudy Urine A Sign Of Candida?

August 12, 2019


Interesting video coming up right now. It’s
regarding cloudy urine. I’ve got a question from a lady in San Francisco called Michio.
Must be Japanese names. A Michio from San Francisco is asking me, Eric, I’ve got cloudy
urine. Do I have a yeast infection? Not necessarily. First thing I would get you
to do is go to a doctor and get the urine culture to see if it’s bacterial or fungal
or what the heck’s going on. Cloudy urine is not necessarily something really bad. Many
people have discolored urine or cloudy urine from time to time. It can often signify a
urinary tract infection, particularly if you’re a young female. Some women can get recurring
UTIs, urinary tract infections, or bladder infections. It’s not that uncommon. My daughters
had these on and off, here and there. Many of my patients have had them. There can be
various reasons for it. With young people, it can mean frequent intercourse or alcohol
consumption. There can be various causes for it.
Cloudy urine with pain, however, is a different thing because that can be a more serious sign.
Particularly, if you’ve got pain in the lower back, which can signify kidney pain. If there’s
any blood in the urine, you need to get that checked out promptly, of course, any pinky
color to the urine. But saying that, if you eat beetroot, you could have light red urine.
I eat quite a lot of beetroot and sometimes the stool or the urine can be discolored red
for that reason. So don’t automatically panic with cloudy urine. And even don’t automatically
panic if it’s tinged red. Think about what you’re eating. Think about your sexual history.
Think about a lot of different things. Your stress levels. Lots of different things you
need to think about. If you get a consistent pattern of cloudy urine with blood or pain,
you need urgent attention, no doubt. But get the urine cultured to see if you’ve got some
kind of an infection like an e-coli infection. A couple of good tips with cloudy urine. If
you do have an infection, forget commercial cranberry juice because it’s often loaded
with sugar. Go to the health food shop and buy actual cranberries, get about a tablespoon
of these and simmer them up in some hot water for 20 minutes, cover it with a lid, and then
drink two glasses per day. Cranberry like that is very alkaline. It’s very good to stop
bacterial infections, particularly. D-Mannose, Mannose is a powder that you can
buy in a health food shop. It’s called Mannose. It’s fantastic for urinary tract infections
because again it stops e-coli, Escherichia coli or the bacteria from adhering to the
urethra, so you’ll actually pea out the bacteria rather than affecting the bladder or the urethral
wall. So it’s a good way to get rid of a bacterial infection.
Yeast infection of the bladder is a little bit different. You need to treat it more holistically,
systemically, digestion. But the big thing with these infections is you’ve got to cut
the sugar. You really need to cut sugar. And also with a bacterial infection, you need
to make those diet changes or you’re wasting your time. Treating infection is one thing;
preventing infection is the smart thing. If you’re going to be dumb, you’ll keep going
back for recurring treatment like a lot of people do. If you’re intelligent, you’ll treat
the infection, eradicate it, and prevent recurrence of infection. That to me is intelligence.
So that’s a key thing for you to do. Some key foods for you to eat for strengthening
the urinary tract up are lots of high quality vegetables, lean proteins, lots and lots of
water, but the big thing is not to drink alcohol. Caffeine sparingly, but no alcohol with any
kind of urinary problem. It’s quite bad. And also, lots of heavy proteins like red meats.
Fish and chicken are better meats to eat, I feel, for kidney function rather than things
like red meats. Temporarily cut back on heavy protein, increase water intake, and look at
things like these cranberries. You can also get different kidney formulations,
herbal ones that help to really tonify these areas. Don’t automatically assume you’ve got
a Candida infection with cloudy urine. Get it cultured first. And in many cases, it’ll
be an e-coli infection. Recurring antibiotics is a dumb thing because often these bacteria
become resistant to antibiotics. And even Methoprim, which is a strong antibiotic, they
can become resistant to that. So you don’t really want to use antibiotics with any kind
of a urinary tract infection if you can avoid it.
I hope that gives you an insight into cloudy urine. Thank you for tuning in.

14 Comments

  • Reply GreatnessAwaitsPS3 March 7, 2015 at 6:23 am

    I'm 14 with a penile yeast infection. I'm using Fluconazole and Clotrimazole but my foreskin won't retract on the sides and is attached somewhat. Will the Fluconazole remove the yeast in those spots?

  • Reply GreatnessAwaitsPS3 March 7, 2015 at 6:25 am

    As a follow up to that, I can retract it almost halfway on the sides but can't apply it to the bottom near the rim on the sides. But I can on the Top/Front of the head.

  • Reply Aaron Barnaby October 24, 2015 at 10:59 am

    I'm a 20 year old male, and for the past 2-3 months i have had really cloudy urine. It's most of the time, but some days it's clear.. especially if i drink a lot of water, then it's not cloudy. I've also had some pains and sensitive moments in my testicles especially the right, and a random pain in the very bottom right side of my back. And sometimes a mild pain will occur inside my body right behind my waist on the right side. No blood in my urine though. I had a urine test a couple weeks ago and it was completely normal.. but that day my urine happened to not be cloudy (like i said, occasionally, it's not cloudy). No blood or protein. The "Specgrav" was slightly low and there was glucose in my urine.. and the KET said 1+. Doc also did a cbc, and my white blood count was up.. it was 13.2. My Hemoglobin was 13.6. My MCH was 26.7. My EOSIN was 4.6. And my Neutrophil # was 8.2. RBC, Platelets, & the rest were normal. It's weird though, it says my Nuetrophil % was normal with 62.0 but my Neutrophil # was High with 8.2. The doc sent his nurse out to give me the results, and she said it was probably a uti, but my urinalysis was normal. He prescribed me a weeks worth of antibiotics, but i finished those days ago.. but didn't help the cloudy urine or the pain in my back.. it got worse today actually. I am worried about Kidney disease, my mother recently got diagnosed and i got that checked back in June or July and my Creatine was low with 0.60 and my eGFR was 60. That was before my symptoms started.. so i am afraid maybe i have developed Kidney disease over the past few months. I eat a lot of salt, i don't know if that has anything to do with it. Any idea what this could be off of the info i gave you? Worried patient here, lol.

  • Reply Tommy B November 25, 2016 at 4:33 am

    I went to the doctor a week and half ago and the results were fine I had no infection but my urine is still cloudy now what??? but I feel fine, just a little worried.

  • Reply Kitty Harvey January 5, 2017 at 12:02 am

    my cloudy urine settled to white at bottom

  • Reply Its just life March 4, 2017 at 8:23 pm

    does fapping multiple times per day can cause sperm to release in last urine drops? when one stops fapping for weeks.

  • Reply Somewhere Nearyou June 28, 2017 at 3:51 am

    Pau d arco. Try it. Cloudy urine means you are filtering lymph and waste well.

  • Reply Candida Crusher December 20, 2017 at 5:43 pm

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  • Reply Geo Knight January 29, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    i have urethral pain for almost 4 years.Got that from a sexual contact without condom.She had vaginal discharge.Worsens with sugar even fruit.also coffee alcohol,chocolate.I believe is due to fungus.Is there a case it can be e.coli so i can try d mannose?can e.coli last so many years?The big problem for me is that i need many calories throughout the day and cutting out all sugars is not an option.I dont feel so good with grains,i feel best with fruits but it burns..I m stuck in the void..

  • Reply Jonathan Bock August 27, 2018 at 1:20 am

    Hello! I get cloudy urine on and off and that annoys me. I also have severe case of tinnitus – amplifies and gets worse every year – mind you, I am Deaf. I also have dull abdominal pain – on the right; I went to see gastrointestinal and liver specialist – nothing wrong with liver or appendix – ruled out. Lastly, two of my smaller right toes are numb (Morton Neuroma?). I hope all of the symptoms I listed above isn't related to diabetic neuropathy.

    I am planning to see my doctor soon, otherwise I won't be able to find jobs related to my major effectively because 1) pain in my right abdomen and 2) ringing/humming/chirping in my right ear is bothering the living shit out of me.

  • Reply Pepa Malac October 7, 2018 at 8:56 am

    I'verecently been diagnosed with bladder yeast infection after four months of suffering, my doctor saw it on cystoscopy, i'm taking fluconazole , following the candida diet , taking probiotics, grapefruit seed extract and black fennel extract, milk thisle, plus multivitamins is this will be enough to get rid of it?

  • Reply Veera Vichitra November 20, 2018 at 1:27 pm

    I drink water and immediately urinatein 30 mins. It is clear and once it starts. It doesn’t stop. I have to keep going every 20 mins and lots of volume. Tested for diabetes , insipidus and adrenals and all are normal . Can fungal infection do this?

  • Reply Emma Leyva March 6, 2019 at 1:24 pm

    Definitely eating lots of crap makes my urine cloudy.

  • Reply Harry Michaelson June 9, 2019 at 2:50 pm

    My urine is only cloudy after settling a few hours, otherwise it looks healthy. I suffer with cpps on and off mainly in the lower back. I think I'm causing more stress psychologically to myself causing a vicious circle. I'm paranoid I have an infection or something but I got checked already. Any ideas? I do eat some junk in the evenings I must say.

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