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Number of Factors May Contribute to Urinary Tract Infection in Women

Number of Factors May Contribute to Urinary Tract Infection in Women April 19, 2013 Dear Mayo Clinic: I am a 46-year-old woman and have never had a urinary tract infection before, but think I may have one now. Do I need to be seen by a physician for treatment? What [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Number of factors contribute to urinary tract infection in women

DEAR MAYO CLINIC:    I am a 46-year-old woman and have never had a urinary tract infection before, but think I may have one now. Do I need to be seen by a physician for treatment? What causes UTIs?   ANSWER: Urinary tract infection, or UTI, is generally a bacterial infection that [...]

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