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Cancer: Bladder board

The product you can buy over the counter is called AZO. It is a lower dose of the prescription pyridium. It does NOT take away the infection! It will however take away the burning you feel when going to the bathroom and lessen the urgency. (BTW, it turns your urine a bright pumpkin orange so don't panic)

It will buy you a few days to see the doc, but you should always get an antibiotic prescription. If the infection goes too far, it can go up into your kidney, and that is really bad.