When bacteria invade the urinary tract, it spreads infections and leads to the problem of Urinary Tract Infections of UTIs. It has been found that women are more susceptible to this problem than men.
Apart from being a female, other factors which increase your risk of UTI include being pregnant, diabetic, having an abnormal structure of the bladder, holding up urine for a long time, sexual position and others. Given below are the various symptoms associated with this problem.
After having looked at the various causes and factors that increase the risk of urinary tract infections, let’s look at its symptoms and the ways by which it can be recognized. A person suffering from UTI normally displays frequent urge to pass urine.
The frequency to pass urine increases during both nights and days. The inability to fully empty the bladder or passing little urine at frequent intervals are other symptoms associated with UTI. Also, the urine is usually smelly and even cloudy. Additionally, the person suffering from UTI experiences a sharp burning sensation on passing urine.
Sometimes, UTI may also lead to little blood being present in the urine. Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, loss of appetite, soreness in abdomen and lower back, and fever are some other symptoms associated with urinary tract infections.
Many of the above mentioned symptoms can be indicative of a kidney infection. Often when urinary tract infections are not treated completely or if treatment is delayed, they affect the kidneys and can lead to other health complications leading to symptoms like lower back pain, nausea, chills, and high fever. In such a condition, immediate visiting to the doctor is a must to avoid further complications.
Being aware of the above mentioned symptoms help a great deal in early recognition of problem which in turn leads to timely treatment and prevention of complications.