Any infection caused in the body’s urinary system comprising the bladder, the kidneys and the tubes carrying the urine out is called Urinary Tract Infection. The condition can occur in adults as well as children and in milder forms it can be managed easily. If allowed to spread to the kidney, it could be dangerous even. Germs within the body are said to cause this infection. There are many symptoms but the main ones include pain or burning sensation while urinating and along with this fever, nausea and vomiting can also be observed.
HOW IS URINARY TRACT INFECTION DIAGNOSED?
The General Physician will ask for a urine test to be done to diagnose Urinary Tract Infection and if the infection shows, then further tests might be needed before the focused treatment can be started.
HOW IS URINARY TRACT INFECTION TREATED?
Antibiotics are used to treat Urinary Tract Infection.
DID YOU KNOW?
Apply a warm, but not hot, heating pad to your abdomen to minimize bladder pressure or discomfort when you have a urinary tract infection..