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Urinary tract infections

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Urinary tract infections

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are caused by microorganisms (bacteria) that can cause an infection in the bladder and other parts of the urinary tract (such as the kidneys). This fact sheet explains what urinary tract infections are, how you can get them, their symptoms, how it is tested and treated, how you can protect yourself and where you can get help.
Target audience:
Women
Published:
October 2020
Last reviewed:
September 2023
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