The infection can cause serious complications and is very unpleasant, so pay attention to these symptoms. Urinary tract infections are divided into infection of the upper urinary tract (inflammation of the kidneys and urinary tract) and lower urinary tract (bladder infection). They can cause the bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites.
The causes of infection can enter the urinary tract in two ways. The most common way of spreading infection and entering the urinary tract via the external opening of the urethra. The outcome is an infection that is spread in ascending to the bladder , urinary tract and kidneys.
Another way of spreading infection in the urinary tract is rare, through the bloodstream, the straight to the kidney. Women are more prone to infections of the lower part of the urinary tract due to the short urethra, which is located near the final colon, where bacteria can enter the urethra and ascending spread to the bladder and further to the kidneys, if they do not prevent the spread of therapy.
Urinary tract infections are more common in women (35 % of women in his life at least one urinary infection). Infection characterized by the following symptoms:
- Pain during urination;
- frequent urination or urinary retention;
- day decreased amount of urine and a constant feeling that you are not all empty;
- slow urination.