Urinary tract infections are more likely to affect women than men. Photo: AlamyUrinary tract infections are more likely to affect women than men. Photo: Alamy
Urinary tract infections are more likely to affect women than men. Photo: Alamy

Urinary tract infections: why they affect more women, and what you can do to prevent or treat them

  • UTIs are caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract, causing pain, incontinence, bleeding and sometimes nausea
  • The best way to treat them is with antibiotics, although some infections have shown resistance to medications
Topic |   Wellness
Urinary tract infections are more likely to affect women than men. Photo: AlamyUrinary tract infections are more likely to affect women than men. Photo: Alamy
Urinary tract infections are more likely to affect women than men. Photo: Alamy
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