Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common condition that can cause discomfort and pain. At East Boldon Village Pharmacy, our experienced healthcare professionals provide prompt and effective UTI treatment to help you feel better and prevent complications.
Symptoms of UTIs
UTIs can cause a variety of symptoms, including:
– Pain or burning during urination
– Frequent need to urinate
– Strong-smelling urine
– Cloudy or bloody urine
– Pain in the lower abdomen or back
Causes of UTIs
UTIs are typically caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract. Some common risk factors for UTIs include:
– Female anatomy
– Sexual activity
– Urinary tract abnormalities
– Weakened immune system
– Use of certain types of birth control
UTI Treatment at East Boldon Village Pharmacy
At East Boldon Village Pharmacy, we offer a variety of UTI treatment options to help you feel better quickly. Our healthcare professionals will evaluate your symptoms and medical history to determine the best treatment plan for you. Some treatment options may include:
– Pain relief medication
– Increased fluid intake
While UTIs are common, there are steps you can take to prevent them from occurring. Some tips to reduce your risk of UTIs include:
– Wiping front to back after using the bathroom
– Urinating after sexual activity
– Drinking plenty of fluids
– Avoiding irritants such as scented products in the genital area
Community pharmacies in the North East & North Cumbria can now provide immediate advice and treatment for UTI’s for women aged 16-64 with no appointment needed.
If you have a urinary tract infection, you’re not alone. 1 in 2 women experience a UTI in their lifetime. Ask your local pharmacist today & say #ByeByeUTI.
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If you cannot see an appointment at a time and day suitable for you, please call the pharmacy and we will do our best to accommodate.