The Most Common Signs & Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
Urination after short periods of time.
There is a burning sensation during urinating.
Urine color may be red or light pink.
There is a strong smell in urine.
In severe cases, when infection reaches up to kidneys, one can feel fever and chills.
The Various Underlying Causes of Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)
Main cause of urinary tract infections are bacteria which reside around anus. During infection these bacteria can move to urethra further to bladder and spread in to kidneys.
Sexual intercourses are also responsible for urinary tract infections.
To avoid pregnancy, women use the diaphragm that also can lead to these infections.
Some complications like menopause and spinal cord injury are also associated with urinary tract infections
It has been observed that immune compromised patients (HIV/Diabetes) are more prone to these infections.
Unhygienic conditions like improper washing of hands also increase the chances of urinary tract infections.
Hospitals are also major cause of urinary tract infections.There is a diagnostic method named as catheterization, in which a tube is inserted into urethra for people who have problems during urinating.