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Urinary Tract Infection

Information about Urinary Tract Infection

We Have to Know about the Urinary Tract Infection

  • Infection involving part or all of the urinary tract. The effects of the infection depend on the interaction between the bacterium and the host’s defense mechanisms.

Could be dangerous, if the answer is YES for any one of the following questions               

Causes of Urinary Tract Infection

  • Infection is the result of an interaction between the bacterium and the host (patient).

Do’s and Don’ts of Urinary Tract Infection                

Signs & Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infection

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Fast heart rate

Medical advice for Urinary Tract Infection

  • Obstruction plus infection is a medical emergency

Risk factors of Urinary Tract Infection

  • Women who are sexually active tend to have more UTIs.
  • After menopause, UTIs may become more common
  • Diabetes
  • Enlarged prostate in men

Treatment for Urinary Tract Infection

  • Antibiotics

Self-care for Urinary Tract Infection

  • Drink lots of water
  • Sometimes a heating pad placed over the abdomen can help minimize feelings of bladder pressure or pain

Investigations for Urinary Tract Infection  

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