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Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infection

Definitiion :

  • The Urethra was small in women than children and men, Due to small size of Urethra in women the affecting chances of infection is more.
  • It mostly affected to 16 - 35 years of people.

Ethiology :

  • Every year 150 million people are suffering with Urinary Tract Infection.

Types :

          Urinary Tract Infection is mostly two types.

1. Upper Urinary Tract Infection.
2. Lower Urinary Tract Infection.

1. Upper Urinary Tract Infection :

          In Upper Urinary Tract Infection the affected parts are Kidney, Ureters.

Symptoms :

  • Flank pain ( pain two sides to the Stomach )
  • Fever with chills.
  • Burning sensation in urine.
  • Nausea
  • Vomitings

2. Lower Urinary Tract Infection :

          In Lower Urinary Tract Infection the affected parts are Urinary Bladder, Urethra.

Symptoms :

  • Feeling sensation of regular passage of urine 
  • Burning sensation in urine.
  • Pain during passing of urine.
  • Blood in urine
  • Pus in urine

In Children :

  • Fever
  • Decreased appetite.
  • Vomiting
  • Sleeping more time
  • Urinary incontinence

Causes :

  • Mainly 80-85% E. Coli virus and fungus entering to the Urinary Bladder  through blood circulation or lymph or intestine.
  • Decreasing the immunity power.
  • Unhygienic practices.
  • Insertion of catheter during pregnancy
  • Irregular formation of urinary system
  • Sex ( Menopause of women )
  • Prostate gland diseases in men
  • Diabetic, Stone formation in kidney, Trauma of spinal cord,

Complications :


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