Getting a urinary tract infection (UTI) can happen at any age and for any reason. UTIs are the second most common type of bodily infection and impact both men and women. If you experience pain when you urinate, make an appointment at The Women's Health Group, P.A. to get an examination from a team of compassionate and highly-skilled experts. If left untreated, UTIs can become even more problematic. With two locations in Manhattan, Kansas, don’t delay. Call the office nearest you or request an appointment online today.
Painful burning when a patient urinates is the most common symptom of an infection. Patients may also experience:
It's important that you seek medical care promptly should you suspect a UTI. If left untreated for long, the worsening symptoms can lead to permanent kidney damage and septic shock.
The caring and knowledgeable team of experts at The Women's Health Group, P.A. can order in-house lab testing, like blood tests and urine samples. They will come up with a treatment plan to help you feel like yourself again.
After running a urinalysis to check for an infection, The Women's Health Group, P.A. team determines the proper treatment method to get rid of the UTI.
Most of the time, you will need to take antibiotics. After starting antibiotics, symptoms should subside within a few days, although it’s important to finish the entire prescription.
If a patient suffers from frequent UTIs, it's possible that they may need a low-dose antibiotic that they take for several months or even a type of antibiotic that they take after sexual intercourse — if that's the cause of your frequent infections.
Yes. An infection isn't anything to be taken lightly. If left untreated, a UTI can lead to a more regular occurrence of more UTIs. You could even have a higher risk of permanent kidney damage. In the most severe cases, a UTI can lead to sepsis, which can be life-threatening if left untreated.
Women of childbearing age with regular UTIs have a higher risk of delivering a baby with a low birth weight.
If you think you may have a urinary tract infection (UTI), don’t suffer a moment longer. Call The Women's Health Group, P.A. office today or request an appointment online.