cystitis prevention

  1. Can antibiotics help treat cystitis caused by bacterial infection?

    Can antibiotics help treat cystitis?

    Cystitis is an infection or inflammation of the bladder that follows a bacterial infection in the urine. It is the most common type of urinary tract infection (UTI), particularly in women. The bladder is a muscular bag that stores urine from the kidneys before the urine leaves the body through a tube called the urethra. Cystitis can occur when urine and the bladder lining become infected after bacteria enters the urethra.

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  2. A quick guide to urine color chart

    Urine Colour: What It Says About Your Health

    If you aren’t already, you should always peek at your toilet bowl before you flush. The colour of your urine can tell you a lot about your urinary health as well as your overall health. The urine is a mix of water and waste that your kidney has filtered from your blood. The yellowish colour is caused by a pigment your body produces called urobilin or urochrome. When you’re well hydrated and in good health, your urine should be pale yellow (the colour of light honey). Anything other than this can be a sign of something more serious going on.

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