A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in your urinary system. Most infections occur in the bladder and the urethra, and can be serious if spread to your kidneys. UTIs are very common and account for over 8 million visits to the doctor each year. They can affect women, men, and children, however women are at greatest risk. It is estimated that 40% of women and 12% of men will have at least one UTI in their lifetime. Women who have more than one infection are prone to experience recurrent infections. UTIs are not as common in men, but the occurrence increases as men age.
UTIs can be painful and disruptive to your life. Proper diagnosis and treatment are very important, so don’t delay. We are experts in the evaluation and treatment of complicated and recurrent UTIs. Schedule a same day appointment today.