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There are 8 comments on Solution to Stubborn Bacterial Infections Might Be Sweet

  1. This is very interesting! If I were to use this method, how should I use sugar? Should I just drink fluids that contain a lot of sugar like orange juice? Or is it a certain part of medication?

  2. The article says its a modified form of sugar, which means its probably not found in foods. Luckily it seems to be easy to make in the lab.

    Go Collins. Definitely one of the best/brightest here at BU.

  3. A doctor once suggested a nasal irrigation, the neti pot type of thing, with honey diluted in water to treat persistent sinus infections. However, did not mention concurrent antibiotic treatment.

  4. One of the available treatments for Thrush/UTI’s is an inert sugar called D-Mannose (it forces some bacteria to ‘let go’ of the bladder wall). Perhaps this would interact with this new finding???

    1. It is a form of sugar – sugar passes right through your system and I have been told it coats your system so e coli tenacles cant pentrate your inner lining and hang on -drink lots of water so you can remove it within an hour or so and keep flushing your system

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