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Urinary tract infection

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Urinary Tract Infections, Animation.

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Signs & Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infections | Dr Sudeep Singh Sachdeva

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Urinary Tract Infection Causes

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What is a urinary tract infection (UTI)?

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Symptoms of a UTI

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract. When it affects the lower urinary tract it is known as a bladder infection (cystitis) and when it affects the upper urinary tract it is known as kidney infection (pyelonephritis). Symptoms from a lower urinary tract include pain with urination, frequent urination, and feeling the need to urinate despite having an empty bladder. Symptoms of a kidney infection include fever and flank pain usually in addition to the symptoms of a lower UTI. Rarely the urine may appear bloody. In the very old and the very young, symptoms may be vague or non-specific.