What Are the Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infection in Women

Urinary Infection in Women


Urinary tract infections are a common problem among women today. Infection caused by bacteria entering through the urinary tract into the urinary bladder is commonly called urinary infection. Without proper urination in time may cause an increased risk of germs in the urinary tract. But there are also other reasons why germs enter the urinary tract.


Cleanliness is the main cause of urinary tract infection. Experts say drinking lots of water can prevent urinary infection. There are two types of infection.


Bladder infections and kidney infections. Kidney infections are the most dangerous. If the infection infects the kidneys, then the chances of getting other diseases are also higher.


E Coli bacteria are common urinary tract infections. However, bacteria such as Proteus, Klebsiella*, and Pseudomonas* may also cause urinary tract infections. The risk of urinary tract infections is affected at three phases in women's life.



What are the symptoms of urinary tract infection?

  • Feeling pain while urinating
  • Occasionally urinating
  • Pain in the abdomen
  • Color change in urine
  • Urine odor

If you suspect a urinary tract infection, consult your doctor immediately. If not, it can lead to other serious problems. In some cases, urinary tract infections can affect kidney function. It can also spread to other organs. Kidney diseases may cause life-threatening situations. In particular, stage of septicemia is a serious condition occurred by  bacteria enter in the bloodstream



Tips

  • Change the underwear daily, wash them thoroughly and dry it in the sunlight.
  • Drink sufficient water
  • Always be hygienic

*"Klebsiella is a type of bacteria commonly found in nature. In humans, the bacteria are often present in parts of the digestive tract where they do not generally cause problems. In the United States, Klebsiella pneumoniae and Klebsiella oxytoca are the two strains responsible for most human illnesses."

*"Pseudomonas is a common bacteria found all over the world in soil, water, and plants. Some healthy people even have strains of it growing on their skin in moist parts of their body, like their armpits or genital area. If you're in good health, you could come into contact with pseudomonas and not get sick"