Urinary Tract Infection in Women Directory
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are infections of the bladder, kidneys, prostate, or other urinary organs. In women, simple UTIs are very common. UTIs are caused by bacteria. They can usually be treated with antibiotics and drinking plenty of water. Sometimes, surgery may be needed. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how a UTI is contracted, how to treat it, and much more.
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI): Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment
WebMD explains urinary tract infections (UTIs), including causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Treatment for Blood in the Urine
Blood in the urine is usually a symptom of another medical problem. Find out from WebMD what to do if you or someone you love finds blood in their urine.
What if I Get a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) While I’m Pregnant?
Pregnant women are more vulnerable to getting urinary tract infections. Learn more from WebMD about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of UTIs in pregnancy.
Creatinine and Creatinine Clearance Blood Tests
WebMD explains how creatinine and creatinine clearance tests are used to measure kidney function.
Best Ways to Lower Your Chance of Getting a UTI
Want to lower your chance of getting a urinary tract infection? Here are five lifestyle changes and two doctor-prescribed methods that can help.
UTIs: A Common Woe
Urinary tract infections strike millions of women, yet they often go undiagnosed. Here's how to spot them -- and treat them.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Urinary Tract Infections
From intense pain to a "silent" infection, UTI symptoms can vary greatly. Pictures show the tests, causes, and treatments for bladder and kidney infections.
Slideshow: What's Causing Your Pelvic Pain?
This WebMD slideshow depicts the causes of pelvic pain in women.