What's worse than a regular UTI? A UTI that can't be treated!
If you've ever had a UTI, you recognize the symptoms immediately: Going to pee feels like pushing razor blades out of your urethra, and you have to go pee essentially every 30 seconds. It's a particular hell so bad that
Hyperhydration can be dangerous.
A 59-year-old woman from London, England recently developed symptoms of urinary tract infection (UTI) and decided that she would drink as much water as she could to "flush out her system.""The woman inevitably ended up doing herself more harm
Start working out or get a UTI? Decisions, decisions.
If you've ever had a UTI, you know these bacterial infections are the absolute W-O-R-S-T. Between fighting the urge to pee every four seconds to feeling like you're peeing actual fire every time you sit down
The UTI sisterhood is real.
Peeing is a cult. It is a religion. It does not matter if Beyoncé herself saw me running down the hall toward the toilet and wanted to stop and take a selfie together. I would sooner pee directly on who or what
No, getting a UTI doesn't mean you have a hygiene problem.
1. You have bad hygiene if you have a UTI. Actually, overcleaning or excessive use of vaginal products can be problematic. These products kill the good bacteria that helps prevent your vagina from getting an infection. If a UTI is a recurring
Stop self-medicating!
Life is never reallllllly the same after your first UTI, right? That one-two punch-the burning sensation when you pee, chased by the urge to pee again approximately six seconds after you flush-sears itself in your memory. Years after your
Urine trouble.
I hate peeing.Is this a totally ridiculous thing to say? It is. Is it a necessary bodily function? It is. I'm aware. Nevertheless, I hate it. Well, hate's a strong word. But it is, at the very least, bothersome.
Always terrible, not always normal.
Is This Normal? is a weekly series that addresses everything you've ever wondered about sexual health and your body. This week: urinary tract infections.Hell hath no fury like waking up, going to the restroom, and feeling like your pee
P.S. You can keep yourself from getting infected.
You get a urinary tract infection or UTI when bacteria enter the urethra, that part of the body that expels urine from the bladder. And when bacteria have entered, they can infect the system that carries urine out of the body: the
The pants triggered agonizing pain that lasted five(!) weeks.
Last week, everyone was talking about a 35-year-old woman who was hospitalized after skinny jeans left her temporarily paralyzed. Now, skinny jeans have struck again: Lesley Kime, a 31-year-old from England, recently suffered a five-week UTI (!) triggered
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