In order to treat urinary tract infections, antibiotics are usually used. However, there are things you can do to reduce the risks of having a UTI in the first place. Here we talk about home treatment of UTI and when to call our GP service for urine infection in Costa del Sol.
A UTI, which stands for urinary tract infection, is an infection affecting every portion of the urinary system. This usually includes the urethra, the kidneys, bladder and ureters. The bladder and also urethra are generally the most infected parts of the urinary tract. Women have higher chances to develop an UTI than men. A bladder infection could be uncomfortable as well as painful. If the UTI extends to the kidneys, however, it could have severe effects. That is why it is important to know when to call our GP service for urine infection in Costa del Sol on time.
Symptoms and signs of urinary tract infections may not always be present, but if they are, they could be including:
In older adults, urinary tract infections (UTIs) may be misdiagnosed as other conditions. Call our GP service for urine infection in Costa del Sol if you aren’t sure you are suffering from UTI.
Via the urethra, bacteria invade the urinary tract and multiply in the bladder, resulting in urinary tract infections. Despite the fact that the urinary system is built to retain such microscopic invaders out, these protections do not always work. Bacteria can take hold and develop into a full-blown infection in the urinary tract if this happens.
The urethra and the bladder are affected by the most common UTIs, affecting women mostly.
Every kind of UTI can give you different symptoms, but it depends on which part of the urinary tract has been affected. Contact our GP service for urine infection in Costa del Sol if you have any of the following signs and symptoms.
Kidneys (acute pyelonephritis)