Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

An infection in any part of the urinary system, the kidneys, bladder or urethra. Urinary tract infections are more common in women. They usually occur in the bladder or urethra, but more serious infections involve the kidney. Pain areas: in the bladder, groin, lower abdomen, or pelvis.

Symptoms :

  • Pain circumstances: can occur during urination or during sexual intercourse
  • Urinary: foul smelling urine, frequent urination, bladder spasm, cloudy urine, dark urine, persistent urge to urinate, sense of incomplete bladder emptying, or blood in urine
  • Whole body fatigue, fever, or malaise
  • Also common: cramping or vaginal irritation

Treatment :

  • Common treatment is with antibiotics.
  • Self-care
  • Urinating after sexual intercourse
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