Urinary tract infection is one of the most common urinary problems with which woman seek advice. Because of the anatomy, urinary infection is common in women.
- Burning sensation while passing urine
- Lower abdomen pain
- Frequent urination
Causes for Urinary tract infection are:
- Unhygienic conditions
- Usage of public toilets
- Vaginal infection
It can be diagnosed clinically as well as by doing urine investigations like urine routine, urine for culture and sensitivity.
In uncomplicated cases, specific urinary anti biotic is recommended for 5-7 days.
In complicated cases, UTI underlying pathology has to be detected and managed apart from treating urinary tract infection.
Preventive measures to be taken are to avoid using public toilets and maintaining personal hygiene.