Urinary tract infections and sexually transmitted infections in women are often misdiagnosed by emergency departments – in fact, nearly half of the times. Such misdiagnoses lead to misuse of antibiotics and an increase in antibiotic resistance.
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A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that occurs anywhere along the urinary system, including the bladder, kidneys, or ureters. Women are more likely to develop UTIs, which can also be a recurring problem for many.
UTIs can be … Read More
Although kidney stones are often described as one of the most painful occurrences a person may experience, in its early stages, the condition may often be confused with urinary tract infections (UTIs) – which may delay treatment. Kidney stones and… Read More
Prostatitis (prostate inflammation) causes painful urination, and urinary tract infections (UTIs) increase the risk of developing the condition. Prostatitis can be referred to as an infection of the prostate, but inflammation often occurs without a known infection. Roughly five to… Read More
Urinary tract infection (UTI) recurrence in women may be reduced by probiotics. Urinary tract infections are most common among women, and the infection can reoccur throughout a woman’s life. A depletion of common bacteria – vaginal lactobacilli – has been… Read More
Although a common go-to remedy for urinary tract infections (UTIs), cranberry juice is not an effective treatment, according to new findings. The researchers found consuming cranberry juice to ease UTI symptoms is ineffective. Dr. Timothy Boone, vice dean of the… Read More
One in five women will have at least one UTI, also referred to as a bladder infection, in her lifetime. Close to 20 percent of women who have a UTI will have another, and 30 percent of those will… Read More
Urinary tract infections (UTI) and yeast infections in women show differences and similarities but are preventable. A UTI is an infection found anywhere in the urinary tract that can cause symptoms, such as urgency to urinate, painful urination, expelling small… Read More
Falls in the elderly are shown to be caused by urinary tract infections (UTI) and blood and respiratory infections. These infections are commonly causes by a bacteria that has entered the body.
Falls are serious problems for the elderly as… Read More
The E. coli infection is linked to the cause of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), urinary tract infections (UTI), kidney failure, enteritis and diarrhea. E. coli, or Escherichia coli, is a bacteria that can live in the intestines of humans and… Read More