UTI

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

A UTI is an infection in the urinary tract. Infections are caused by microbes—organisms too small to be seen without a microscope. Bacteria are the most common cause of UTIs. Normally, bacteria that enter the urinary tract are removed by the body before they cause...

How to Prevent UTIs

Burning, urgency to pee, frequent urination, low back pain. Symptoms of urinary tract infections (UTIs) are painful and annoying, especially if you experience them frequently. Caused by bacteria, women are more likely to have them because bacteria from stools can come...

Taking “You” out of UTI

Ouch! You feel like you’re peeing a stream of fire. Or you feel like you have to urinate all the time, but little comes out. What’s going on? When germs get into your urinary tract, they cause an infection called a urinary tract infection (UTI). What is a Urinary...

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) – 101

What is a UTI? A UTI is an infection in the urinary tract. Infections are caused by microbes—organisms too small to be seen without a microscope. Bacteria are the most common cause of UTIs. Normally, bacteria that enter the urinary tract are quickly removed by the...

Urinary Incontinence: Types and Treatments

Nothing is worse than sneezing and wetting your pants in public. Okay, there are things worse than that, but it is embarrassing and inconvenient at least. Urinary incontinence — the loss of bladder control — is a common and often embarrassing problem. The severity...

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