UTIs Testing and Treatment
Suffering from Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) can be very uncomfortable experience. It's important to seek medical attention as soon as possible.
At Prognify Urgent Care in Ann Arbor, Michigan, UTI testing is available on-site. Our trained and trusted medical professionals can help you get you tested, and treat your UTI if you test positive.
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Things To Know About Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)
So what exactly is a UTI?
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of your urinary system, including your kidneys, bladder, and urethra. Most UTIs often occur in the bladder or urethra - the lower urinary tract. Women are more likely to get a UTI than men because of their anatomy.
What are the typical symptoms?
You may have a UTI and not display any of the symptoms. Though the typical UTI symptoms are
An urge to urinate more frequently
A "burning" sensation while urinating
Urine that looks a bit reddish or pink
Pelvic pain - this is a symptom that usually affects women
How do you know that it's a UTI?
If you experience any of these symptoms you should get tested by a medical professional.
What does testing involve?
Testing involves collecting a urine sample that the medical team will analyze, and can reveal signs of infection. If the medical team suspects a UTI, the provider might recommend a urine culture to determine the bacteria causing the infection.
Why should I get tested?
If UTI is left untreated the infection can lead to a variety of complications. Luckily, UTIs can be easily treated with antibiotics and reduce the likelihood of any such complications.
Here at Prognify Urgent Care we have trained medical professionals who encounter and treat UTIs frequently. So walk-in, call or book an online appointment and make sure that you are not suffering from a UTI.