Urinary Tract Infection | How To Prevent UTI (2018)



Urinary Tract Infection or UTI. This video is on causes, symptoms, tips to prevent avoid them naturally even when sexually active.

Urinary Tract Infection or UTI for short. UTIs can affect different parts of your urinary tract, including your bladder (cystitis), urethra (urethritis) or kidneys (kidney infection).

UTIs are a worldwide global issue with 8 billion doctor visits worldwide, it’s the number one bacterial infection. Women are 20 to 1 men likely have UTI. It’s all to do with the anatomy but we won’t go into that as this video is about helpful tips that can help prevent a UTI.

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SYMPTOMS OF A UTI:
• Needing to pee suddenly or more often than usual
• Pain or a burning sensation when peeing
• Smelly or cloudy pee
• Blood in your pee
• Pain in your lower tummy
• Feeling tired and unwell
• In older people, changes in behaviour such as severe confusion or agitation
• UTI symptoms may be difficult to spot in people with dementia.

TIPS THAT CAN HELP PREVENT A UTI:
Tip 1- Try to drink plenty of water if you have a UTI as it can dilute the bacteria that’s in your bladder and urethra which is the tube that your pee comes out of.

However if you have to take antibiotics don’t drink excessive amounts of water because you need the antibiotics to remain concentrated so it sticks around in the bladder and urethra where the infection is.

Tip 2- Wipe from front to back when you go to the toilet. If you wipe from back to front bad bacteria that colonises the rectum like e.coli can get to the urethra and put you at risk of a UTI.

Tip 3- If you keep getting urinary tract infections after sexual intercourse. Try emptying your bladder soon after sexual intercourse as it can help you prevent a UTI.

Tip 4- Try to fully empty your bladder when you pee and also don’t hold your pee. When you have the urge go for a pee.

Tip 5- Going for a shower instead of a bath can help. Also try wearing loose cotton underwear and avoid tight jeans, trousers and synthetic underwear like nylon.

Tip 6 – Natural remedies: There is very little evidence that drinking cranberry juice or using probiotics reduces your chance of getting UTIs.

SEE A GP IF:
• You’re a man with symptoms of a UTI
• You’re pregnant and have symptoms of a UTI
• Your child has symptoms of a UTI
• You’re caring for someone elderly who may have a UTI
• You haven’t had a UTI before
• You have blood in your pee
• Your symptoms don’t improve within a few days
• Your symptoms come back after treatment
• If you have symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection, you can also get treatment from a sexual health clinic.

SEE A GP URGENTLY IF YOU HAVE:
• Pain in your sides or lower back
• A very high temperature or you feel hot and shivery
• Felt sick or been sick
• Diarrhoea

These symptoms suggest a kidney infection, which can be serious if it isn’t treated.

I have tried my best to add as many symptoms which should prompt you to see a GP but incase I have missed anything please make sure to visit the following pages as well,

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/urinary-tract-infections-utis/
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cystitis/treatment/
https://patient.info/health/lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-in-women-luts/cystitis-urine-infection-in-women

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27 comments

  1. Am I drinking this 100% unsweetened cranberry juice for nothing??! Oh the pain…..!!!

  2. Any tips for males going through symptoms

  3. I had to be the 1 in 10 didn't I…

  4. Angelos Mortis

    Thank you this help a lot…

  5. Im drinking 4 grams of dmannose daily, cranberry tablets, an AZO pain pill to keep me comfortable, and TONS OF WATER wish me luck!

    I had NEVER had UTI’s and suddenly got them every month for the last four months. Im not sexually active at the moment so no clue what is happening.

    I had already got rid of it with TWO rounds of antibiotics but it keeps coming back!!!!

    Pray this works?

  6. Boil a handful of coriander seeds in a pot of water drink a glass of it every hour + water . It works like a charm👍🏼 thank me later 😊

  7. beyondtheclouds95

    thank you for clarifying on the cranberry – these false ideas seems harmless but are really detrimental to public health (my gf refused to go see a doctor and just kept drinking cranberry juice – couple days later we were in the ER).

  8. is the medication a pill or…..?

  9. Sidra Jabeen

    Berry nectors available in Pakistan. Contact 0333-4949673

  10. can this help pass a drug test

  11. Caius Dimitrescu

    1:42 but it still burns

  12. Marylou Reeve

    Great.

  13. Tony Montana

    Broo I go for a piss anytime I have too, but then the problem is only 2-3 drops of piss come out 😒😒😒

  14. Carolyn Anderson

    No to the Cranberry! Gasp! Being a teacher…not a lot of opportunities to go when you must!

  15. Michael Hauser

    About the antibiotic side effects Now

  16. Thomas Anderson

    Your so easy to lesson too

  17. Thanks, that was great info

  18. Cesar Salgado Salgado

    I have to drink energy monsters to stop peeing too much and if I drink water it’s like a river it constantly wants to drip or pours out too much please I need help with this problem or situation please

  19. Cesar Salgado Salgado

    If I drink soda or energy drinks I don’t have to go to the bathroom but if I drink water I have to constantly go to the bathroom every 10 to 20 minutes what is going on why do I have to pee too much please help or somebody please explain what is wrong

  20. NHOVice Racing

    100 PERCENT CRANBERRY WITH NO FAKE SUGARS JUICE DOES I REPEAT DOES HELP WITH UTI WITH CRANBERRIES ANTIOXIDANTS!!! FAKE VIDEO PUSHING HARMACEUTICAL SUPRESSORS!!!

  21. Benjamin Graham

    Can fertility improve after 2 UTIs, I’m a male I’ve had one when I was 17 then 7-8 months later I weirdly got another but treated it with antibiotics straight away and wasn’t so bad, I’m a little worried 😟 please help 🥺

  22. Gitaram Khandebharad

    I'm taking antibiotics from long time ,but no any effect

  23. 🔮💜PinksMagenta🦄🧜🏾‍♀️

    This is my second uti… anytime something is wrong with me I think imma die 😫😫😫… This shit hurts 😞

  24. Man I hate these honestly got one now and waiting for antibiotics 🙁

  25. I have a Urge to pee all the time but barely anything comes out there is no blood and no pain anyone know what this is?

  26. Can a uti delay your period?

  27. M a girl & hv UTI since 10 years bck . 😢

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