Because this surgery can improve urine flow, it can help prevent infections. If you are sexually active, urinate right after intercourse or within 10 minutes after and gently wash the genital area to remove any bacteria. However, you can pass the bacteria that causes a UTI between partners. When To Call a Professional Call your doctor whenever you have any of the symptoms of a urinary tract infection. Your symptoms may be the result of another condition or a secondary infection. In men with benign prostatic hypertrophy, cutting out caffeine and alcohol or taking certain prescription medications may help to improve urine flow and prevent the buildup of urine in the bladder, which increases the likelihood of infection. Prevention Most urinary tract infections in men cannot be prevented. Lower urinary tract infections commonly are caused by intestinal bacteria, which enter and contaminate the urinary tract from below, usually by spreading from the skin to the urethra and then to the bladder. Prognosis Most urinary tract infections can be treated easily with antibiotics.
You cannot get a UTI from someone else, although females who are just becoming sexually active often get them. This can help prevent the spread of any bacteria from the penis or vagina to the mouth. If an upper tract infection or infection of the prostate is diagnosed, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics for three weeks or longer. If you get help right away, a UTI should completely clear up within 10 days to two weeks. Most people with kidney infections also experience back pain just above the waist. Symptoms A urinary tract infection usually causes one or more of the following symptoms: There are several ways bacteria can get into the urethra. Urinary tract infections often are classified into two types based on their location in the urinary tract: During sexual intercourse bacteria in the vaginal area is sometimes massaged into the urethra by the motion of the penis. Once these bacteria enter the urethra they travel upwards causing infection in the bladder and sometimes other parts of the urinary tract. It's important to take the antibiotics until the prescription is finished. After urination, females should wipe from front to back with toilet paper. In men older than 50, the prostate gland a gland near the bottom of the bladder, close to the urethra can enlarge and block the flow of urine from the bladder. Males and females should also keep the genital area clean and dry. Washing after intercourse can help remove these bacteria. In fact, any time the vaginal area is rubbed, bacteria can be pushed into the urethra. It can introduce new bacteria Sexual activity is one of the most common ways bacteria get into the urinary tract. Sex can also push bacteria further into your body through penetration, which sets up a higher likelihood of an infection. Another cause of bladder infections or UTI is waiting too long to urinate. Waiting very long past the time you first feel the need to urinate causes the bladder to stretch beyond its capacity which over time can weaken the bladder muscle. After bowel movements, be sure to wipe from front to back to avoid spreading bacteria from the rectal area to the urethra. Always take these with a large glass of water. Yes Sorry, something has gone wrong. Because this surgery can improve urine flow, it can help prevent infections. Another cause of bladder infections or UTI is waiting too long to urinate. Frequent bubble baths can cause irritation of the vaginal area, so girls should take showers or take baths without adding bubble bath to the water. This can lead to a longer recovery time.
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