Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection

Symptoms: Fever, urinary symptoms including burning itching incontinence, waking up at night to go to the bathroom

Mostly caused by bacteria were Uncomplicated treated with 3 days of antibiotics.

Special consideration in patients with diabetes, immunodeficiency, pregnancy, catheters.

Prevention: Increasing fluid intake, cranberry tablets, cranberry juice.

In elderly with multiple urinary tract infections sometimes estrogen cream would help prevent urinary infection

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Dr. Arun Sehgal Dr. Arun Sehgal Arun Sehgal, MD, offers attentive, patient-focused care at Preventive and Diagnostic Medical Center in Ramsey, New Jersey. He’s a board-certified internist who provides customized diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of conditions including diabetes, high blood pressure, and arthritis.

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