Urinary Tract Infection
A Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is a common infection that can affect women and men of all ages. UTIs are responsible for over 8 million doctor visits every year. UTIs occur when bacteria from the digestrive tract enters the urinary tract. This can lead to the spread of infection to the bladder and eventually, the kidneys.
The symptoms of a UTI will vary depending on the location of the infection.
Common symptoms include:
- A painful, stinging or burning sensation while urinating
- Frequent urge to urinate, however little or no urine is present
- Cloudy appearance of urine, reddish if blood is present
- Tenderness around the stomach
Our specialists will promptly evaluate and treat a UTI to prevent a simple infection from becoming a more serious one. UTIs are commonly treated with antibiotics.