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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI): Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

UTIs are some of the most common infections, affecting a significant number of people each year across ages and genders. However, many people may not know what causes a UTI or what they can do to prevent these infections. In this guide, we have compiled everything you need to know about UTIs, including the different… Continue reading Urinary Tract Infection (UTI): Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

Jessica Guht Aug. 31, 2022

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Cipro for UTI: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Alternatives

UTIs are one of the most common infections affecting women and there are many different medications available to treat them. This can make it challenging to understand the differences in these UTI treatments and why a doctor might decide to prescribe one antibiotic over another. One medication for UTIs is Cipro, a powerful antibiotic that… Continue reading Cipro for UTI: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Alternatives

Jessica Guht Jan. 31, 2023

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Over-the-Counter Diuretic Water Pills: All You Need to Know

The pharmacy is full of many over-the-counter (OTC) medication varieties, managing a range of symptoms. For those who are bloated, such as women with PMS, OTC diuretics may offer the solution needed to relieve discomfort. However, OTC diuretics do not serve the same purpose as prescription diuretics, and it is important to know the differences… Continue reading Over-the-Counter Diuretic Water Pills: All You Need to Know

Jessica Guht Jan. 31, 2023

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Can You Get a UTI From Holding Your Pee?

It’s an unfortunate fact that bathrooms are not always available. Maybe you’re traveling and don’t know where to find a bathroom, or your job makes it difficult to take frequent bathroom breaks. Whatever the reason, we’ve all found ourselves having to hold our pee, even for a little while, but is it possible for this… Continue reading Can You Get a UTI From Holding Your Pee?

Jessica Guht Jan. 30, 2023

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Silent UTI Symptoms: Signs to Look Out For

With how common UTIs are in women, most women are unlucky enough to experience at least one throughout their life. They’re unpleasant and have painful symptoms, which serve as the biggest clue that you have a UTI. However, what about the cases where you have a UTI but aren’t aware that you do? Let’s discuss… Continue reading Silent UTI Symptoms: Signs to Look Out For

Jessica Guht Jan. 30, 2023

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Can a UTI Cause Back Pain?

While some UTI symptoms, such as burning or pain when urinating, are more common, others may cause someone to question their cause. Back pain, in particular, is one UTI symptom that is less common and, in some cases, may signify a more severe infection. Continue reading to learn more about when back pain from a… Continue reading Can a UTI Cause Back Pain?

Jessica Guht Jan. 27, 2023

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Can You Get a UTI From Fingers?

UTIs occur when bacteria enter the urinary tract and are most often attributed to sex, catheter use, or a general introduction of bacteria to the urethra. However, have you ever stopped to wonder if fingers can cause a UTI? They’re one of the dirtiest parts of the body, so it’s only natural to wonder if… Continue reading Can You Get a UTI From Fingers?

Jessica Guht Jan. 27, 2023

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UTI Pain Relief: What Are Your Options?

One of the most common symptoms of a UTI is pain, including pain when urinating or a general unease in the pubic area. Because of this, it is only natural to wonder what can be done to ease this pain and make your days more manageable as the treatment for your UTI works on clearing… Continue reading UTI Pain Relief: What Are Your Options?

Jessica Guht Jan. 26, 2023

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What Are the Signs That Your UTI Is Going Away?

As far as infections go, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are among the most common, especially in women. Antibiotics are the standard treatment, but how can you be sure that the treatment is working, and when is your UTI gone for good? Continue reading for information on the signs that a UTI is going away and… Continue reading What Are the Signs That Your UTI Is Going Away?

Jessica Guht Jan. 25, 2023

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Over The Counter (OTC) UTI Medicine: What Are the Best Options?

It is a feeling that is, unfortunately, quite common. You go to use the bathroom and notice pain when urinating, or maybe you constantly feel like you really need to pee, only to get to the toilet and have very little come out. If you have had this happen before, a defeated sigh may come… Continue reading Over The Counter (OTC) UTI Medicine: What Are the Best Options?

Jessica Guht Jan. 24, 2023

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UTI Antibiotics: Knowing the Potential Side Effects

Urinary tract infections are one of the most common infections to be found across the world, being a medical problem that can only be completely cured by the use of prescribed antibiotics. As with all kinds of medication, there are certain side effects that can occur when taking antibiotics for UTIs and in this article,… Continue reading UTI Antibiotics: Knowing the Potential Side Effects

Jessica Guht Jan. 24, 2023

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How To Prevent a UTI? 7 Tips to Avoid Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common infections resulting from bacterial growth in the bladder. They’re unpleasant conditions, causing pain when urinating and frequent visits to the bathroom. In addition, they can become quite severe in some populations and require antibiotic treatment. Knowing this, it is helpful to know what factors may put you at risk… Continue reading How To Prevent a UTI? 7 Tips to Avoid Urinary Tract Infections

Jessica Guht Jan. 23, 2023