doctor will ask for a sample of your urine. It is tested to see if it has germs
that cause bladder infections.
If you have infections often, you
may need extra testing to find out why.
prescribed by your doctor will usually cure a bladder infection. It may help to
drink lots of water and other fluids and to urinate often, emptying your
bladder each time.
If your doctor prescribes antibiotics, take
the pills exactly as you are told. Do not stop taking them just because you
feel better. You need to finish taking them all so that you do not get sick
You may be able to
help prevent these infections.
Take time to empty your bladder as much as possible when you urinate.
If you are a sexually active woman, make it a point to urinate shortly after having sex.
If you are a woman past menopause who is having repeated UTIs, using vaginal estrogen may help.