Curious to know more about the UTI facts and answers to frequently asked questions about urinary tract infections? UTIs are quite common. These infections can result in multiple visits to doctor’s offices every year. At 180 Medical, many of us not only have firsthand experience with urinary tract infection, but we also frequently talk to customers who have trouble with recurrent UTIs and catheter-associated UTIs (CAUTIs).
UTI Facts and Frequently Asked Questions
The urinary tract includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. Many people each year, including catheter-users, experience urinary tract infections. So what are the signs and symptoms to know?
If you experience a strong urge to urinate but only pass small amounts of urine at a time, that’s a good clue you may have a UTI. Bloody or cloudy, strong-smelling urine is another tell-tale sign of a UTI.
How do you treat it? First, go see your doctor as soon as possible. If left untreated, a simple infection can turn into a major issue. So you need to treat the issue immediately to knock that infection out.
One of our goals at 180 Medical is to provide you with the information you need to turn your health and life around. We’ve prepared this educational infographic about Urinary Tract Infections. This should give you more information about symptoms, prevention, and care tips.
If you believe you have a UTI, contact your doctor to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. Then you can begin treatment and get well.
If you use catheters and have recurrent UTIs, give us a call at 1-877-688-2729. Together, we can discuss your options for products that may help to reduce the risk of UTIs.
You can find more comprehensive information about urinary tract infections by checking out our Urinary Tract Infections page.