UTIs are a common infection that can be caused by bacteria in the urinary tract. UTIs are more common in women than men and can be caused by sexual intercourse, pregnancy, or childbirth.


UTIs are caused by bacteria that enter the urinary tract and multiply there. The most common type of UTI is bladder infection or cystitis. Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder lining that causes pain, burning sensation during urination, frequent urination and cloudy urine.

Q. How are UTIs diagnosed?

  • urine sample
  • growing urinary tract bacteria in a lab
  • creating images of the urinary tract

Q. what are the symptoms of a uti?

  • pain or burning sensation when peeing
  • needed to pee more often than usual during the night
  • pee that looks cloudy and dark or has a strong smell
  • needing to suddenly pee more than usual
  • blood in your pee
  • pain in the lower tummy and back
  • high temperature
  • very low temperature below 36c

Q. What are some at-home treatments?

  • drink plenty of water
  • avoid drinks that irritate your bladder
  • use a heating pad
  • take pH balance supplements

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