Consult Pristyn Care to get rid of all urine related problems
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that can affect any part of your urinary system (kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra). UTI is found to be affecting majorly the women population. Most of the UTI infections are known to be caused by bacteria. These bacteria enter the urinary tract through the urethra and begin to multiply in the bladder (cystitis) and the urethra (urethritis) thus infecting the lower urinary tract. If UTI is left untreated then it may spread to other organs and can infect the kidney causing severe complications.
Your physician or urologist can subject you to various tests and procedures after evaluating your symptoms. Some of the diagnostic tests for Urinary tract infection are mentioned below:
Urinary tract infections that are caused by certain bacteria and antibiotics are usually the first line treatment for such infections. One can find relief from the symptoms in just a few days. But one must continue to take the entire course of antibiotics to avoid any recurrence of the infection.
If a person is suffering from frequent UTIs, your doctor can design certain long term treatment plans that include
Prescribing low-dose antibiotics, initially for six months and can be extended depending upon the person condition.Taking Self- care and maintaining proper hygiene by urinating after having sexual intercourseIf you are suffering from UTI due to sexual activity then a single dose of antibiotic must be taken after each sexual intercourse in order to reduce the chances of infection.In the case of post-menopausal UTI vaginal estrogen therapy is recommended.
In case of a severe UTI infection, your doctor may prescribe intravenous antibiotics by admitting you into a hospital.
Pristyn Care specializes in providing the gold standard for UTI. With our own team of doctors across 3 cities, we deliver personalized care according to your medical needs. Our easy admission to discharge process and world class infrastructure ensures a hassle free experience.