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Antibiotics for cystitis (water infection)

Cystitis is a common urinary tract infection (UTI); the urinary tract consists of the kidneys, ureters (tubes that connect the kidneys to the bladder, the bladder and the urethra which is the tube through which urine is expelled from the body.

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Is Trimethoprim the best antibiotic for cystitis?

Cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder due to a previous bladder infection. Cystitis is a common type of urinary tract infection or UTI. It is particularly common in women as the urethra is smaller in women compared to men, hence the bacteria has...

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Pain during urination

Pain during urination (dysuria) is a common symptom of many conditions but usually is a crucial indicator of cystitis (bladder inflammation). Cystitis is a common type of urinary tract infection or UTI. It is particularly common in women, with 1 in 3...

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Cystitis - causes

Cystitis is inflammation of the bladder which is usually caused by a common infection of the lower urinary tract which comprises of the bladder, the urethra which is the tube from the bladder which carries urine out as well as the kidneys and ureters...

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Stopping Cystitis in its tracks

If you can feel the warning signs of cystitis, a common UTI, then you might be wondering what you can do to stop the infection in its tracks. You may not always need antibiotics to treat cystitis, as mild cases can clear up by themselves within three...

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How to prevent cystitis and thrush from recurring

There’s nothing more frustrating than frequent bouts of either thrush or cystitis. These conditions are relatively harmless but leave you feeling uncomfortable and less than great down there. Most women experience one or both of these infection...

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Cystitis treatment with Trimethoprim

Cystitis is a very common urinary tract infection (UTI), most often occurring in women. It’s generally nothing to worry about and might clear up on its own, but if it’s left untreated it could lead to a kidney infection. 

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Cystitis: Frequently Asked Questions

Cystitis is a common urinary tract infection, particularly in women. Here we answer some frequent concerns and questions about the UTI.