If you’ve ever experienced a UTI or a urinary tract infection, you know the painful symptoms that are associated with the condition, the process your doctor goes through to diagnose the infection, the antibiotic and natural treatment options, and the measures you should take to prevent the infection from recurring. But, chances are you’re not
Urinary tract infections are one of the most common infections among individuals, especially women. UTIs are responsible for more than 8.1 million visits to physicians’ offices per year and about five percent of all visits to primary care physicians. Approximately 40 percent of women and 12 percent of men will experience at least one symptomatic
To celebrate National Nutrition month, this is a continuation of our series on nutrition as it relates to urology: Urinary Tract Infections Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, can be painful, with symptoms that include back pain, abdominal pain, and a burning sensation during urination. Though existing UTIs typically need to be treated with medications, avoiding
If you think you have a urinary tract infection, it’s time to see a doctor. A urinary tract infection, or UTI, is actually caused by bacteria and needs to be treated with antibiotics. Diagnosis is as simple as a urinalysis and/or urine culture. Symptoms of UTI If you have any combination of the following symptoms,
If you experience any of the following symptoms, you need to see a urologist. The urologist can determine the level of severity and provide treatment options. Blood in your urine Even if you experience blood in your urine off and on, it signals something bad. The problem is not actually the blood in the urine.
Last year alone, urinary tract infections (UTIs) were the cause for over 1.8 million visits to a doctor’s office. UTIs are a very common problem, affecting about 40 percent of all women and 12 percent of all men at some point during their lifetime. Here is some information regarding the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of