A UTI is an infection in your urethra, ureters, bladder, or kidneys. While anyone can have a UTI, they are far more commonly found in women than men, and tend to affect the lower urinary tract most often.
Which UTI symptoms should I watch out for?
Contact the physicians at Eighth Avenue Obstetrics and Gynecology right away if you experience one or more of the following UTI symptoms.
Treatment for most UTIs involves oral antibiotics and medications. However, a severe UTI may require intravenous (IV) antibiotics, so the sooner you see a doctor, the better.
How can I prevent a UTI?
Some people are simply more prone to UTIs than others, but there are plenty of ways to lower your risk of developing recurrent infections, such as:
If you think you have a UTI or are prone to getting them, Female Health Associates of North Texas to schedule an appointment.