Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is defined as an infection in any part of your urinary tract. UTI is a general term since it is described as any kind of infection along the urinary tract. There are two types; the Cystitis or bladder infection and Pyelonephritis or kidney infection that may be caused by different types of bacteria.Serious conditions, such as a serious kidney infection require prompt diagnosis and treatment.

Urinary Tract Infection Symptoms and Your Physician Consultation

UTI symptoms and a proper diagnosis are vital understand with the aid of your physician in a timely fashion.  First, your physician will need to identify if your infection is related to a cystitis (bladder infection) or a pyelonephritis (kidney infection). After that, your physician needs to determine if your infection is a simple, mild case or a more serious one. This accurate determination aids in developing an appropriate timely treatment plan to prevent complications and resolve the condition.  Learn more about UTI Symptoms and Your Physician Consultation.  

UTI Treatments

UTI’s are important to treat in a timely fashion. The good news is that prompt non-invasive treatment offers a successful outcome for the vast majority of people with mild UTI’s. People in more serious conditions may also be relieved of the condition and//or other linked conditions with appropriate timely care. Learn more about UTI Treatments.

Your Health Access Alert

In a non-emergent situation, it may be wise to read our article about containing out of pocket costs for UTI care  and learn more about the potential limited access to urologic care based on study results.

 

It is important to recognize that initial diagnostic tests may not offer fully conclusive results about individual’s overall condition. In addition, all medical procedures are associated with benefits and risks that should be discussed with your physician. It is important to recognize that all information contained on this website cannot be considered to be specific medical diagnosis, medical treatment, or medical advice. As always, you should consult with a physician regarding any medical condition.