UTI (urinary tract infection)

If it turns out that the pain and discomfort you are feeling is a UTI or urinary tract infection, know this: you are certainly not alone. In the United States, UTIs are the second most common infection of any organ system, with more than 10.5 million visits to healthcare professionals.UTIs are categorized based on where the infection develops—either the kidneys (pyelonephritis) or the bladder (cystitis). Seek out professional medical attention if you think you have a UTI. To treat UTIs, healthcare providers typically prescribe a course of antibiotics.