May UTI ka ba? If you’re a woman, chances are you’ve experienced this at least once. Many women experience repeat infections throughout their lifetime, sometimes for years. Women have shorter urethras, meaning mas may access ang bacteria sa bladder which is the main cause of UTI. If you’re worried about UTI, here are the signs and symptoms you need to watch out for:
1. Pain or burning feeling when you urinate
2. A constant need to pee (even if only a little comes out)
3. Feeling tired or shaky
Some symptoms may also include:
1. Lower back pain
2. Feeling tired or ill
3. Low-grade fever or chills (can be a sign that the infection reached your kidneys already) If you suspect you have UTI, go to the doctor to get yourself checked. Usually,you’ll be asked to provide a urine sample to check for bacteria. UTI is treatable with prescribed antibiotics. Stay safe!