Utis sentence example
- It contains berberine, an alkaloid that may prevent UTIs by inhibiting bacteria from adhering to the wall of the urinary bladder.
- Though studies indicate that uncircumcised boys under the age of five are 20 times more likely than circumcised boys to have urinary tract infections (UTIs), the rate of incidence of UTIs is quite low.
- About 90 percent of UTIs in women are uncomplicated but recurrent.
- The male/female ratio of UTIs in children younger than 12 months is four to one because of the high rate of birth defects in the urinary tract of male infants.
- In adult life, the male/female ratio of UTIs is one to 50.Advertisement
- The most common bacteria associated with UTIs in women (including teens) are: Escherichia coli (approximately 80% of cases), Staphylococcus saprophyticus, Klebsiella, Enterobacter, and Proteus species.
- Most UTIs in adult males are complications of kidney or prostate infections.
- Risk factors for UTIs in men include lack of circumcision and urinary catheterization.
- The presence of hematuria (blood in the urine) may indicate acute UTIs, kidney disease, kidney stones, inflammation of the prostate (in men), endometriosis (in women), or cancer of the urinary tract.
- Women and children with recurrent UTIs can be given ultrasound exams of the kidneys and bladder together with a voiding cystourethrogram to test for structural abnormalities.Advertisement
- Trimethoprim and nitrofurantoin are preferred for treating recurrent UTIs in women.
- A minority of women with complicated UTIs may require surgical treatment to prevent recurrent infections.
- Women and teens with two or more UTIs within a six-month period sometimes are given prophylactic treatment, usually nitrofurantoin or trimethoprim for three to six months.
- Children with UTIs should be encouraged to drink plenty of fluids and wipe themselves properly after a bowel movement.