Frequent Urination and Pain? You Might Have a UTI: Know the Signs and How to Stay Healthy

Frequent Urination and Pain? You Might Have a UTI: Know the Signs and How to Stay Healthy

Health Desk, New Delhi. A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of the urinary system. The urinary system includes kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethera. Urine infection is a very common problem, but the problem of UTI.

It is more common in women than in men, although the clear reason behind it is not known. In the problem of UTI, the infection spreads in the bladder tube. The urinary tract can also be infected by herpes virus or some fungi, bacteria and yeast. If its symptoms are not taken care of in time, then the infection can also affect other parts of the body like kidney, uterus etc. and the condition can become serious.

How to prevent? 

To avoid the problem of urinary infection, it is important to take care of personal hygiene. Wear clothes made of such fabric that can absorb sweat. At the same time, do not wear too tight clothes below the waist. Women should especially take care of cleanliness during menstruation.

Apart from this, one should not be careless while urinating along with drinking as much water as possible. If symptoms appear even after this, then definitely get checked by a doctor.

Signs of UTI

Due to infection in the bladder tube, burning sensation while urinating, discoloration of urine and foul smell, passing urine frequently or decreased amount of urine, pain in the pelvis (lower part of the abdomen) in women and pain in men. Symptoms like feeling pain in the rectum are seen. If the infection increases, then along with bladder problems like back pain, fever, vomiting, nausea also start occurring.

Reasons of getting UTI frequently

In most people, bacteria are the cause of UTI infection. In which, not taking proper care of personal hygiene, not urinating for a long time, being careless in using tampons or sanitary pads during menstruation, etc. can cause urinary tract infection.

Apart from this, chances of getting UTI are also higher in people with diabetes, during pregnancy, excessive consumption of antibiotics, stone problem, lack of water, weak immune system etc. Therefore, it is important to pay attention to all these facts.


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