The urinary tract consists of the bladder, the kidneys, the ureters and the urethra. Urinary tract infections are caused by microbes such as bacteria overcoming the body’s defences in the urinary tract. This infection can affect:
Over 50% of all women will experience at least one Urinary Tract infection during their lifetime. Women are more likely to develop UTIs than men, because the urethra is shorter in women than in men, and it is closer to the anus, making it more likely that bacteria are transferred to the bladder.
What causes it?
Poor personal hygiene measures.
Blocked flow or urine.
Weak immune system.
Use of tampons.
Foul smelling, cloudy or bloody urine.
Frequent urges to urinate.
Pain or burning sensation while urinating.
Excessive abdominal pain.
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