ANSWER: D-mannose is a naturally-occurring sugar that has been shown to be effective against certain types of bacteria that can cause urinary tract infections (UTIs)
Such as E. coli. However, it may not be effective against all types of bacteria that can cause UTIs. It is important to consult with your healthcare provider if you are experiencing symptoms of a UTI and to receive proper treatment.
Your provider may recommend antibiotics to treat the infection, if necessary.