Urinary Tract Infection Report

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Urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of your urinary tract - your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Most cases of infection involving the lower urinary tract - the bladder and urethra.
Women at greater risk of developing urinary tract infection than men. Infection confined to the bladder can be painful and annoying. However, it could have serious consequences occur if spread inflammation of the urinary tract and kidneys.
In my report I will talk about:
• Definition
• Symptoms
• Causes
• Risk factors
• Prevention

According to Mayo Clinic, a urinary tract infection generally develops when bacteria enter the urinary tract and begin multiplying. The most common urinary tract infections
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Although the urinary system is designed to keep such microscopic invaders, the defenses sometimes fail. When this happens, the bacteria may take root and grow into a complete infection of the urinary tract.
Infection and the most common urinary tract infections mainly occur in women and affect the bladder and urethra.
Inflammation of the bladder (cystitis). This type of urinary tract infection usually caused by Escherichia coli (E. coli), a type of bacteria normally found in the (GI) gastrointestinal tract. However, sometimes other bacteria responsible. Sexual intercourse may lead to inflammation of the bladder, but you do not have to be sexually active to develop it. All women are at risk of cystitis because of their anatomy - specifically, after a short distance from the anus to the urethra and the opening of the urethra to the bladder.
Inflammation of the urethra (urethritis). This type of urinary tract infection occurs when the GI bacteria spread from the anus to the urethra. Also, because the female urethra is close to the vagina, and sexually transmitted diseases, such as herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia and mycoplasma, it can cause inflammation of the
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Also need to know what urinary tract infection means, causes of them, symptoms, risk factor of that infections and how preventing our self.
In general, urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of any part of the urinary system. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract. Urinary tract infections are the second most common type of infection in the body and accounts for about 8.1 million visits to health care providers each year. Most urinary tract infection is not dangerous, but some can lead to serious problems, especially with upper urinary tract infections. Repeated or prolonged (chronic) kidney infections can cause permanent damage, and some sudden kidney infections (acute) can be life threatening, particularly if sepsis occurs.

• My recommendation in this condition , first advice myself and our friends to be known about that infection and how can prevent from it. From reading and collection information .
• The doctor recommendations, he give medication and advice to drink more water, juice and avoided risk factor led to that infection.
• In community, others can shares this information and be knowledge how can preventing urinary tract

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