Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) - Symptoms , Treatment and Prevention

- Published in Kidney and Urologic Diseases

Urinary Tract Infection Urinary tract consists of kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder and the urethra ... Urine produced by the kidneys passes down the ureters and is stored in the urinary bladder until it is voided through the urethra ... Infection most commonly involves the lower urinary tract which includes the bladder (cystitis) and urethra (urethritis) … View thread

I had two urinary tract infections within 15 days of interval. Why?

- Answered in Urology

I had a urinary tract infection, and it was diagnosed as coagulase-negative Staphylococci ... You are having recurrent or persistent urinary infection ... You need to repeat a urine culture after retracting the foreskin and taking midstream sample ... The infection came back within seven days … View thread

A Patient's Guide to Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections

- Published in Kidney and Urologic Diseases

1) Post-Menopause: As you get older, hormonal changes cause alterations to your vagina and its contents, predisposing you to urinary tract infections … View thread

Please suggest an antibiotic for recurrent urinary tract infection.

- Answered in Urology

Hi doctor, I am suffering from urinary tract infection ... Recurrent urinary tract infections are common in post and perimenopausal women … View thread

Effective Ways to Reduce the Risk of Urinary Tract Infection in Women

- Published in Women's Health

Urinary tract infection is more common in women than in men, because the urethra is shorter and closer to the anus than it is in men ... So, flushing out the bacteria is very important in preventing urinary tract infection ... The most UTIs are caused due to bacteria sticking to the wall of the bladder where they can cause infectionView thread

Please guide me with the treatment for urinary tract infection.

- Answered in Nephrology

Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with urinary tract infection (E ... It looks like an upper urinary tract infection ... Are these all symptoms of a kidney infectionView thread

Why does my 1.5 year old baby get recurrent urinary tract infection?

- Answered in Paediatrics

Your baby has proven UTI - urinary tract infection with Klebsiella and is Colistin sensitive and unfortunately not responding ... The reason for persistent urine infection may be underlying anatomical defects (the reflux), resistance to Colistin or involvement of upper urinary tract (kidneys) ... But, her infection is not clearing and is going up and down … View thread

How to Prevent Urinary Infection in Women?

- Published in Women's Health

Urinary tract infection (UTI) starts as a mild burning sensation during voiding and can lead to more dangerous kidney infection ... When some bacteria enter the urinary bladder through natural urinary passage (urethra), they are usually washed away ... However, if the bacteria are virulent or the natural defenses are weak, then they can multiply and stick to the bladder wall, causing an infectionView thread

Is UTI contagious?

- Answered in Internal Medicine

UTI - urinary tract infection caused by Klebsiella takes longer to get treated ... Recurrent UTI could be due to kidney stones, diabetes, dehydration, involvement of upper urinary tract, frequent sexual encounters, etc ... Hi doctor, A few days ago I was diagnosed with UTI infectionView thread

Why do I have increased white cells, proteins, leucocytes and epithelial cells in my urine?

- Answered in Internal Medicine

Your partner has urinary tract infection ... Meanwhile, get examined by a gynecologist to know the local source of infectionView thread