Urinary tract infections

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA (WWBT) - Dr. James Bush is treating the painful condition of urinary tract infections at Colonial Heights Medical Center.

A UTI is technically any infection of your urinary system from your kidneys to your urethra.

Common symptoms include feeling like you have to go to the bathroom frequently with little urine coming out and discomfort when urinating.

You can decrease your likelihood of getting infections by drinking plenty of fluids.  Antibiotics are very effective at treating infection.  Further evaluation may be necessary for recurrent infections.

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