Urinary infections are a frequent occurrence in women, due to the proximity of the vagina, the anus and the urethra. In 85% of cases, the infection is caused by E.coli bacteria, which one generally finds in the intestines. These bacteria migrate toward the bladder and provoke the inflammation of the tissues. If untreated, a urinary infection can spreads to the kidneys and cause infection that can result in extreme cases as kidney failure. With men, because the transfer of bacteria is less common, infections generally signals the possibility of an inflamed prostate.
Symptoms of urinary infections include persistent urge to urinate, burning sensation during urination, frequent passing of small amount urine, Read More