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Unlocking the Mechanics of the Urinary Tract Infection

Anyone who’s ever had a urinary tract infection knows how awful it can be: running to the bathroom every 10 minutes, only to experience painful, burning urination once you get there. According to the National Institutes of Health, UTIs are the second most common type of infection, accounting for more than 8 million trips to the doctor each year. They’re especially common in women—the odds that a woman will experience a UTI at some point in her lifetime are higher than 50 percent—and each new infection increases the likelihood of a recurrent problem.

UTIs became so ubiquitous that in recent years, some physicians have argued in favor of making the antibiotics that cure them available…

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 Unlocking the Mechanics of the Urinary Tract Infection

New research helps explain how bacteria send their victims running to the bathroom.

5 Simple Ways To Prevent A UTI

Unfortunately, thanks to the way our bits are designed, women are way more likely than men to get urinary tract infections on the reg (cheers, evolution!) And as those who’ve experienced one would agree - it’s not at all pleasant experience. Think: burning pain when you pee, back aches, fatigue, nausea, dizziness…the list of unsavoury symptoms goes on and on.

7 Things Every Woman Should Know About UTIs

Chances are, you’ve experienced the agonizing telltale symptoms of a urinary tact infection (UTI): the constant need to pee, and the awful burning sensation every time you go. UTIs are one of the most common types of infections, resulting in more than 8 million doctors visits each year.

8 Things You Should Know If You Get Recurrent UTIs

Most of the time, my UTIs have been cases of cystitis, which often come with excruciating pain and a burning sensation every time you need to pee, until the inevitable rush to urgent care and relief from antibiotics. But several times, my cystitis ended up spreading and turning into a kidney infection—a much more serious situation that required stronger antibiotics and sometimes an evening in the hospital.

Live UTI Free

Chronic, recurrent UTIs affect millions of females and may be caused by an underlying bladder infection that goes undiagnosed and ineffectively treated. The right information can lead to better testing to identify the cause of the infection and ultimately to finding a permanent solution. That’s where we come in.


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American Urological Association

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a significant health problem in both community and hospital – based settings. It is estimated that 150 million UTIs occur yearly world-wide, accounting for $6 billion in health care expenditures.

The Herpes & Cold Sores (HC) Support Network

Information and pictures on Urinary Tract Infections (UTI), a sexually transmitted disease. Information including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, transmission, prevention and other general information.


There's currently little evidence to suggest that drinking cranberry juice or using probiotics significantly reduces your chances of getting UTIs.


Girls get urinary tract infections much more frequently than guys, most likely due to differences in the shape and length of the urethra. Girls have shorter urethras than guys, and the opening lies closer to the rectum and vagina where bacteria are likely to be. Some people seem to get frequent UTIs, but they often have other problems that make them more prone to infection, like an abnormality in the urinary tract structures or function. The most common functional problem of the urinary tract is called vesicoureteral reflux...

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