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Urinary Tract Infection

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by Riley J

(UTI; Lower UTI)



Symptoms may include:
An infection in the kidney can be more serious. Call your doctor right away if you have symptoms of a kidney infection, such as:
  • Bloody urine
  • Low back pain or pain along the side of the ribs
  • High fever and chills


Urology Care Foundation

National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse



Canadian Urological Association

Women's Health Matters



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