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  • UTI's
    • A UTI is caused when bacteria enters the urinary tract and causes infection
      • woman are at a greater risk of getting a UTI
      • symptoms of a UTI include pain or burning while urinating
      • pain or tenderness
      • new or worsening delirium
      • Increasing age
    • UTI's affect the bladder, kidneys or tubes connected to them
      • feeling the need to urinate while having an empty bladder (new nocturia)
      • Dysuria is one of the key signs and symptoms with woman under the age of 65
      • cloudy looking urine
      • High risk factors can include- sexual activity, post menopause, family history of UTI's, foreign body present
      • Other factors- diabetes, antibiotics, poor bladder emptying
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