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Acute Cystitis

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by Riley J

(Bladder Infection)

 

Risk Factors

Factors that increase your risk of uncomplicated cystitis include:
Factors that increase your risk of complicated cystitis include:
  • Having a urinary catheter
  • History of childhood urinary tract infection
  • Compromised immune system
  • Pregnancy
  • Diabetes, type 1 or type 2
  • Abnormalities of urinary system, such as kidney stones or kidney transplant
  • Enlarged prostate
  • Catheter use
  • Birth control devices—Use of diaphragm or with spermicide
 

RESOURCES

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
http://www.niddk.nih.gov

Urology Care Foundation
http://www.urologyhealth.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

The Kidney Foundation of Canada
http://www.kidney.ca

 

References


Acute cystitis in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated February 28, 2013. Accessed April 12, 2013.


Colgan R, Williams M. Diagnosis and treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis. Am Fam Physician. 2011;84(77):771-776.


Cranberry. EBSCO Natural and Alternative Treatments website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/academic/natural-alternative-treatments. Updated September 17, 2013. Accessed April 12, 2013.


Katchman EA, Milo G, et al. Three-day vs longer duration of antibiotic treatment for cystitis in women: systematic review and meta-analysis. Am J Med. 2005;118(11):1196-1207.


Urinary tract infections in adults. Urology Care Foundation website. Available at: http://www.urologyhealth.org/urology/index.cfm?article=47. Updated March 2013. Accessed April 12, 2013.


What I need to know about urinary tract infections. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at: http://kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/uti%5Fez/. Updated June 29, 2012. Accessed April 12, 2013.


5/6/2011 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed: Barbosa-Cesnik C, Brown MB, et al. Cranberry juice fails to prevent recurrent urinary tract infection: results from a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Clin Infect Dis . 2011;52(1):23-30.

 

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