What lifestyle changes should I make if I have a kidney infection?

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Don't drink coffee or sodas that contain caffeine. Avoid alcohol and juices containing citrus, such as orange or grapefruit juice. If you did not drink a lot of water in the past, you will need to start drinking more. Also, think "clean" when dealing with your groin area, by urinating after sexual relations, wiping from front to back, and washing gently when bathing.

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