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Urinary Tract Infection

A urinary tract infection is a bacterial infection of any part of the urinary tract – the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Usually a urinary tract infection causes pain, fever, and discomfort, but is easily treated – unless it spreads to the kidneys.

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Hope for Improved UTI Treatments to Reduce Patient's pain
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are painful and usually short lived. But, for many patients this is simply not the case. New study provides informatio.....
Treat UTI Bacteria in Bladder and also in the Intestinal Reservoir
Episodes of recurrent UTI require tailored treatment of removal of the strains of bacteria not only from the bladder but also from the intestinal rese.....
Most Patients With Suspected UTI Have No Evidence of Infection
Only one-third of patients who go to the emergency department with suspected urinary tract infection (UTI) actually have evidence of this infection, b.....
Early Use of Antibiotics in Elderly UTI Patients Reduces Risk of Sepsis
  • Antibiotics should be prescribed immediately in elderly patients with urinary tract infe.....
Study Explains Why Urinary Tract Infection Recurs in Patients
Recurrence of urinary tract infection depends on the bacterial strain, found new study published in journal PLOS Pathogens by Thomas Hannan and Scott .....

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Adults Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment FAQ
Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection which can happen anywhere along the urinary tract... Read More
Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Urinary tract infections are caused mainly by E.coli and can occur during pregnancy. If not treated, risk of complications in mother and fetus is high... Read More
Pyelonephritis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Pyelonephritis is a urinary tract infection of one or both the kidneys. The patient usually has fever, pain in the back and flanks and painful urination... Read More
Pregnancy and Antenatal Care
What is Antenatal care and its importance during pregnancy for mother and baby, with details on the medical test preformed during the first visit to the doctor... Read More
Nocturia (Waking up to Pee at Night) - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment
The International Continence Society defines nocturia as “the complaint that the individual has to wake at night one or more times to urinate.” It affects the quality of sleep... Read More
Kidney Stones during Pregnancy
Urolithiasis is a condition where stones ranging from microscopic sizes to large ones are found in the kidney, ureters or in the urinary bladder... Read More
Intestinal cystitis – Symptoms – Diagnosis – Treatment - Support Groups
Interstitial cystistis is an umbrella term where a pathology cannot be defined but the patient suffers from recurring, pain in the pelvic region along with other symptoms including frequency or urgency in urination.. Read More
Dysuria | Painful Micturition | Painful Urination - Symptom Evaluation
Dysuria is a symptom of pain and burning while passing urine. It is more common in women and is often due to a bacterial infection... Read More
Cystoscopy - Purpose, Preparation, Procedure, Complications
Cystoscopy is a procedure wherein the urologist visualizes the lining of the urinary bladder and the urethral tube that carries urine out of the body... Read More
Cystitis - Causes - Symptoms - Diagnosis - Treatment - FAQs
Cystitis is an inflammation of the urinary bladder. Cysitis is caused by bacteria and women are more likely get an infection after sexual intercourse... Read More

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