Minor illnesses.

Urinary tract & bladder infections

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) and bladder infections (also called cystitis) can leave you feeling like you need to go to the bathroom almost constantly. Symptoms typically include an intense urge to urinate, burning during urination, pain in the area between your genitals and rectum (perineum), lower back or side pain, fever, chills, nausea and vomiting.

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Things you should know before your visit

We provide this service to any patient older than 14 years.
● Severe vomiting● Have been treated for a kidney infection within the last 3 months

What to expect at your visit

● We will review your medical history, discuss your symptoms, examination and provide a personalized treatment plan for you.● You may need testing. Please note that additional charges apply for these tests. ● At the end of your visit, your practitioner will provide you with a summary, a receipt and educational material.

What causes urinary tract and bladder infections?

Bacteria are often to blame for an infection of the urinary tract or bladder. The most common type of bacteria that cause urinary tract infections are called Escherichia coli, or E. coli. Less common types of bacteria include Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Staphylococcus saprophy.

What are the symptoms of urinary tract and bladder infections?

The most common symptoms of urinary tract and bladder infections are:● Pain or burning during urination● Urgency, or a sudden compelling need to urinate● Frequency, or the feeling that you always have to urinate● Cloudy, bloody, or bad-smelling urine● Nausea● Vomiting

How to treat urinary tract and bladder infections?

Urinary tract and bladder infections can be treated with antibiotics. The choice of a specific treatment depends on various factors, such as the severity of the infection, the patient's medical history and allergies, etc.