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Urinary Tract Infection Tips And Symptoms


Urinary Tract Infection Tips

First and most important you mustmaintain a high levelof hygiene, clean your genital area very well from anterior to posterior (front to back) after you urinate orafter thestool(in women cases) .This way you limit the spread of the bacteriafrom the rectum area to the vagina. Avoid the usage of colored toilet paper (usually contains chemicals) , the bubble bath soaps, the scented soaps , the intravaginal showers, the use of feminine deodorants and the scentedwet napkins. Avoid also using very powerful bleach agents when washing your clothes and underwear. Avoid prolonged activities that can aggravate the urinary infection like bicycle rides, horse riding, riding motorcycles and so on.

urinary tract infection

urinary tract infection

Drink 6 to 8 large glasses of liquids, preferably water every day. Rose hip juice can be also useful in urinary infectionsbut you must ask your medic first to to so (it can not be consumed combined with certain drugs)

Urinate as many times as you need to to so. Do notrefrain yourself for long periods of time.

During the menstrual cycle change your tampons al least two times each day.

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection

If you have an urinary infection here is what you can do:

  • Maintain a adequate liquid intake for assuring a good diuresis – at least one or two liters of liquids per day. Tea consumption can be also very useful.
  • Urinate as frequent as you can even though you may not feel your bladder is full.
  • Avoid aliments that can irritate the bladder like spicy, food.Stay away fromalcohol and drinksthat may contain caffeine and canworsen your urinary infection
  • Follow very precisely what your doctor told you to do andthe treatment scheme.
  • If the urinary infectionsymptoms do not diminish or disappear pay another visit to your doctor. Be sure to call your doctor and ask for an appointment if you notice one or more of these following urinary tract infection symptoms:
  1. Diuresis alters in frequency, quantity, pain or burn sensation when urinating (overall symptoms of urinary infection)
  2. The urine has dim or unsettled aspect, uncommon smell, or contains blood.
  3. You are always in need of urinating.
  4. You have high fever (over 38 degrees C) or experience chills
  5. Youfeel pain or discomfort in the lower abdominal region
  6. You feel pain or discomfort in the lumbar region