Inflammation of the bladder, or cystitis, requires medical consultation and treatment with antibiotics (prescribed so) to avoid any complications. The only drugs available as optional prescription, herbal medicine or homeopathy, are considered ineffective to tackle cystitis. However, remember to drink and urinate regularly to remove germs from the bladder.

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