Many of us who do not really know Saluan urinary infection (UTI). Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that occurs in the urinary tract. UTI is often the case in medicine.
Although composed of a variety of fluids, salts, and waste products, usually urine does not contain bacteria. If the bacteria to the bladder or kidney and multiply in the urine, there was ISK.
The most common type of UTI is a bladder infection which is often also referred to as cystitis. Symptoms that may arise from UTI are pain when urinating.
As well as the emergence of feeling the urge to urinate, but the number that came out just a little bit (Anyang-anyangan). Patients also feel pain in the waist or lower abdomen exact position above the pubic bone, and sometimes accompanied by nausea.
What is clear is that not all UTIs cause symptoms, UTI does not cause symptoms is called asymptomatic UTI. UTIs can be caused by bad habits (less drinking, holding urine), catheterization, and other diseases and disorders.
Urinary tract infections are asymptomatic counted more dangerous. Because without realizing it, the disease will gnaw constantly sex organ. So, the person is infected, but she did not know and usually even become chronic.
UTI is divided into two types, namely, UTI top and bottom. UTI bottom is called cystitis. If attacking the top, germs spread through the urinary tract, kidneys, and even the whole body.
Women have a greater chance of developing urinary tract infections because the urethra (the lower part of the urinary tract) is shorter than men.
Many ways for women to avoid urinary tract infections. One of them, wipe or wash genitals after urinating in the right way. Due to ignorance, many women who wipe from back to front.
In fact, it was the same way draw dirt into the vagina or urethra. For women who have a family, do not get used to hold small during intercourse.
At full urethra, if the urethra is short, exposed to friction during sex causing germs salurang easily pushed into the urine and cause infection.
Also, avoid sexual intercourse with someone who has a venereal disease such as gonorrhea disease. It can cause infection of the urethra and produce pus. Therefore called gonorrhea.
Can trigger miscarriage
Urinary tract infections during pregnancy, can cause kidney infection, which in turn can result in miscarriage or premature birth. Not only that, severe urinary tract infection can cause widespread infection (systemic) course, this situation can lead to premature birth.
Acute urinary tract infections also frequently affects infection of the amniotic cavity walls (membranes), causing premature rupture of membranes, and result in increased risk of fetal infection.
But fortunately, asymptomatic bacteriuria in the bladder or urinary tract, can usually be found and treated before the kidneys become infected. If your doctor treats a urinary tract infection early and properly, it will not interfere with the pregnancy and the fetus.
Treatment and prevention
For people who have suffered from kidney stones or bladder channel should be checked on the size, type of violence, and the location of the stone. When the size of the stone under five millimeters, then the patient is given a drug and is generally recommended to drink plenty of water.
However, if the size is greater, then the treatment can be performed using shock wave therapy (shock waves) that can break the kidney stones.
After that, the patient is recommended lots of water to remove the stones from the urinary tract. In addition it should not be allowed to resist the urge to urinate and eat lots of fruits and vegetables.
To prevent drink plenty of water is a healthy behavior to avoid urinary tract infections. The ideal amount of water should be consumed as much as 2-3 liters every day, especially workers who are in an air conditioned room (air conditioning), which rarely feel thirsty.
White water is essential to flush germs and substances. If excessive bacteria or substances that could cause precipitation in the urinary tract. The precipitation may crystallize, causing a kind of stone that can make cuts in the urinary tract.
Here's how to effectively prevent Isk:
Drink plenty of fluids (recommended to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day).
Immediately urinate before and after sexual intercourse.
If cleaning the dirt, wipe from front to back, so that dirt from the rectum does not get into the urinary tract.
Consult a routine urine during pregnancy. With such an inspection would be immediately known whether you are infected or not.
Do not be too long resist the urge to urinate.
Of special note, if you are pregnant and your bladder problem, immediately consult a physician to be immediately addressed. You can also speed healing with plenty of drinking lots of water to help push out the bacteria through urine.