Published on Nov 04, 2017 and last reviewed on Sep 07, 2018 - 1 min read
This article discusses the common reasons for recurrent urinary tract infections (UTI) in women and presents some easy-to-follow suggestions to avoid getting the infection in the first place.
Urinary tract infection is one of the most common illnesses that increases the morbidity in the patients.
Females are more prone to UTI than men due to their short urethra, and it is even more so, in sexually active females, due to the trauma encountered by the urethra during the act.
Urinary Stones and Diabetes:
Using Public Toilets:
Wearing tight-fitting clothes:
What to DO?
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