Urinary Tract Infections

causes, treatments, and prevention

what causes urinary tract infections

urinary tract infections are most commonly caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra and begins to multiply. urinary tract infections more commonly happen with females, and affect the bladder and urethra. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urinary-tract-infection/basics/causes/con-20037892

how does this infection happen?

the urinary tract is the system that makes urine and carries it out of our bodies, the urinary tract also includes your bladder and kidney. when germs enter your system they cause infections. germs enter the system threw a tube called the urethra, this tube carries urine from our bladder to out of our bodies. after the germs enter the urethra they travel up into the kidney and bladder, which starts the infection.

http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/urinary-tract-infections-in-teens-and-adults-topic-overview

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