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Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Men

Published at : 18-12-2019 View : 10666

  A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection caused by bacterium Escherichia coli in any part of the urinary system. Most urinary tract infections (UTIs) affect the bladder and the urethra, which is the tube that drains urine from the bladder to outside the body. It's rare for men to have urinary tract infections. When a urinary tract infection (UTI) develops in men, it is usually considered complicated and more likely to spread to the kidneys and upper urinary tract.

Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) In Men

  Some people don’t have any symptoms with a urinary tract infection (UTI), which usually entails inflammation of the bladder (cystitis) and can also involve an infection of the lower or upper urinary tract, and in more serious cases the kidneys.

 

 

  The symptoms include:

   Cloudy urine with a strong odor

   Frequent urge to urinate

   A slow urine stream or urine leakage

   Painful urination

   A sudden need to urinate

   Blood in urine

   Inability to start urinating

  Men with complicated Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) can also experience one or more of the following symptoms:

   Fever

   Chills

   Nausea

   Vomiting

   Back pain

Risk Factors of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Men

  The reason why urinary tract infection (UTI) is common to women is that they have a shorter urethra than men do, and it is closer to the anus. Both of these reasons explain why bacteria can reach the bladder more easily in men. Sexual activity also increases men's risk of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI).

   Blockages of the urinary tract, such as those caused by a kidney stone or an enlarged prostate, can block the flow of urine and increase the risk of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI).

   Men with an impaired immune system, such as those with diabetes and other conditions, have a decreased ability to fight off infections, which can increase the risk of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI).

   Men who have a urinary catheter are also at increased risk for Urinary Tract Infection (UTI).

   Men who hold their urine for long periods may also be at risk for a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), urine has a high amount of glucose and proteins, which can allow bacteria to grow.

Treatment for Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in men

  Any man who suspects he may have a urinary tract infection should see our doctor right away so that he can begin treatment as soon as possible. Men who have prolonged urinary tract infection or that come back frequently can go to Heng Kang Clinic, so our doctor should be evaluated for conditions like an infection in their prostate gland. Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in men is usually complicated and require treatment. The goal of treatment is to prevent the infection from spreading to the kidneys or the upper urinary tract, and the type of treatment used depends on the cause of the infection.

  If you have symptoms above make an appointment with our andrologist. Our clinic is not only gathered a team of highly qualified medical doctors but also is equipped with modern and advanced medical equipment. Currently, Heng Kang Clinic is one of the addresses of reputable Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs), trusted by many people and has very good feedback.

 

 

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