Dr. Anshuman V. Kapoor – a highly skilled urologist at Kapoor’s Kidney and Urostone Centre, shares some essential preventive steps that should be taken for Urinary tract infection in women.
About Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection in any part of a urinary tract. It is a most common type of infection caused in women. It can affect kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Approximately 50-60% of women experienced at least one UTI in their lifetime. It clearly means that women are at greater risk of contracting UTI infection than men. This video demonstrates some important preventive steps that will reduce the chances of getting a UTI :-
- Drink plenty of fluids daily to get 2.5 liters of urine.
- Drink cranberry juice or take cranberry pills
- Keep the genital area clean.
- Avoid usage of any perfumed products like sprays or deodorants,etc.
And many other crucial steps are recommended to prevent the spread of bacterial infections in the urinary system. These measures will help you to prevent the infections, but if you already have an infection, then don’t delay getting medical advice and treatment.
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