A UTI is usually caused by a microorganism, typically bacteria, that enters the urethra and bladder. The infection can affect the urinary tract, ureters, bladder, urethra, and reach the kidneys if left untreated.
Often, a common first sign of a urinary tract infection is an intense and frequent urge to urinate with little coming out. When you can urinate, you may notice that your urine is darker, cloudy, bloody, or has a strange smell out of the ordinary. Symptoms of a urinary tract infection include:
It’s important to speak with a medical professional if you think you have a urinary tract infection to stop the infection from spreading further. Fortunately, most UTIs respond well to antibiotics. By answering a few quick questions, you can speak with one of our compassionate doctors, who will discuss your treatment and arrange a prescription if necessary so that you can get better in no time.