Losing control of your bladder can be embarrassing, but it’s also a common symptom of Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs), which occur when bacteria invade the urinary tract. St. John’s Medical Center provides Urinary Tract Infection treatment to patients in need. Read on to learn more about UTI St. John and how we can help you regain your health and freedom from UTIs.
Peeing feels like a relief, but if you have a UTI it can feel like an excruciatingly long trip back up the mountain that you just spent hours climbing down. Others, may not know they have one because symptoms are often so subtle. Thankfully though, UTIs are a common issue that doesn’t need to ruin your day by getting diagnosed and treated by our team of experts at UTI St. John using effective treatments like antibiotics or natural remedies that can keep it from happening again in the future.
Risk factors that may lead to developing pyelonephritis include childbirth and previous urinary tract infections
Often related to bacteria from the gut, urinary tract infections are very common in women – affecting up to one in four during their lifetime. Left untreated, UTIs can become very serious infections for women in men. Women who suffer from recurrent UTIs should consult a physician about possible underlying causes such as bacterial vaginosis or interstitial cystitis, which is a chronic bladder condition with no clear cause or cure that leads to frequent painful urination often accompanied by lower back pain and bleeding. Urological specialists at UTI St. John take pride in educating patients about these common health concerns, testing them for the appropriate underlying causes, and providing treatment options that allow patients to live a life free of frequent urinary tract infections.
A kidney stone is a mass that either partly or completely blocks the flow of urine from the kidneys out of the body through the urethra. A variety of treatments are available for kidney stones, ranging from medication to surgical procedures. Treatment will depend on many factors, including stone size, number, location, symptoms, age, and general health status of the patient.