A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection of the urinary tract with micro-organisms. The condition often shows no symptoms. UTI's are often defined as an infection anywhere from the kidneys to the urethra.
In females, the urethra is much shorter and closer to the anus than in males. This is the reason why, in general, women are more prone to urinary tract infections than men.urinary tract infection symptoms
Symptoms of a urinary tract infection include dysuria (pain on passing urine), frequency (of passing urine) and hematuria (blood in the urine). Other urinary tract infection signs and symptoms include cloudy or smelly urine.
Patients with recurrent UTIs may need further investigation. This may include ultrasound scans of the kidneys and bladder or intravenous urography (X-rays of the urological system following intravenous injection of iodinated contrast material).urinary tract infection symptoms from an alternative perspective
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, these symptoms are broken down even further. Urinary Tract Infections fall under the category of "Lin" or "Painful Urinary Syndrome." There are over 17 classifications of "Lin" based on the way the symptoms of bladder infection present. Just looking at the above western symptoms we can say that:
Disclaimer: Information shared in this section is indicative. Please do not make any conclusion and we strongly recommend you to consult with your Doctor. Symptoms may vary with individual, geography, climate and lifestyle