A urine culture is a test that can detect Urine Infection causing by bacteria in your urine to identify the germs that cause a urinary tract infection Urine tract infection (UTI’s). These Bacteria can enter the urinary tract through the urethra. In the environment of your urinary tract, these bacteria can grow rapidly and develop into an Urine infection.
Urine tract infection is an infection in any part of your urinary system — your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Most infections involve the lower urinary tract ,the bladder and the urethra. Women are at greater risk of developing a Urine tract infection than are men.
Typically,Urine tract infection
cause urinary symptoms, such as pain or burning during urination. Some mild bladder infections may go away on their own within a couple of days. Most UTIs clear up quickly with antibiotics. … The risk is greater if the infection is not treated or if the infection does not respond to antibiotics.
How To Identify Urine tract infection
To identify a Urine tract infection, keep an eye out for the following symptoms:
A burning feeling when you urinate
A frequent or intense urge to urinate, even though little comes out when you do
Pain or pressure in your back or lower abdomen
Cloudy, dark, bloody, or strange-smelling urine
Feeling tired or shaky
Fever or chills (a sign the infection may have reached your kidneys)
How To Treat Urine tract infection
Urine tract infection can be treated at home by drinking plenty of water and urinating frequently. Every opportunity you have to try to flush out some of the bacteria will help your body to recover more quickly. Vitamin C supplements will help boost your immune system. Think of them as ammunition for your white blood cells as they fight the infection.
A Urine tract infection is most often treated with a round of antibiotics. The type of antibiotic prescribed can vary according to what kind of bacteria you are fighting off, your medical history, and whether or not your Urine tract infection has been recurrent. If you continue to have frequent Urine tract infections, you may need to be tested for your susceptibility to them.
Originally posted 2018-03-28 17:41:00.