urinary tract infection

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urinary tract infection

[‚yu̇r·ə‚ner·ē ′trakt in‚fek·shən]
(medicine)
An inflammatory process occurring in the kidney, ureter, bladder, or adjacent structures that occurs when microorganisms (usually Escherichia coli) enter through the urethra.
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The Duke of Edinburgh leaves Aberdeen Royal Infirmary after spending five nights there being treated for a recurrence of a bladder infection
Philip's latest health scare came two-and-a-half months after he spent five nights in hospital with a bladder infection following the Diamond Jubilee River Thames pageant.
While the claims of other cranberry-based food supplements will be rejected later this year by the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA), Medical Brands produced studies which clinically showed that the capsule cures bladder infections.
Not only that, for the entire month of July 2009 I had a bladder infection that while diagnosed, did not respond to treatment.
In relation to the spraying cat, there can be many reasons behind cats spraying around the house, ranging from bladder infections to behavioural issues.
Can you get a bladder infection if you hold your urine when you have to go to the bathroom?
As described to me, the prostate was affected by a bladder infection and became swollen to the point where voiding was no longer possible.
Other known or suspected risk factors for bladder cancer include race, sex, age, lifestyle, chlorination by-products and arsenic in drinking water, ionizing radiation, bladder infection, high consumption of phenacetin-containing analgesics, and hair dyes (Engel et al.
In recent study of more than 13,000 women, only 37 percent of these patients, who were found to have an acute bladder infection, received the preferred treatment: a combination of the antibiotics trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim[R]).
A bladder infection does not manifest itself in an older woman, as it does in younger women, and most times Grandma doesn't know she is sick until the infection spreads to the entire urinary tract.
If your child has a high temperature and appears sick for more than a day without signs of a runny nose or other obvious cause for discomfort, he or she may need to be checked for a bladder infection.