Urinary Tract Infections

A urinary tract infection, also known as a UTI or bladder infection, can be serious. Learn about UTI symptoms, causes and treatment.

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What It Means if You Have Cloudy Urine

Does your pee look cloudy or murky? Chances are it's nothing to worry about, but cloudy urine could be a sign of a treatable condition.

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Why Does It Burn When I Pee? 8 Things It Could Mean

A burning sensation when you pee is a (really) distressing feeling. But painful urination can sometimes be easy to treat....


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8 Things That Can Cause Dark Yellow or Brown Urine

Curious about what brown urine or brown pee means? Here are things that can cause this symptom, including certain foods...


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Why Is My Pee Red? 6 Causes of Blood In Urine

Red pee, or what appears to be blood in urine, has many causes. Some—like eating beets—are totally harmless.


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Peeing at Night? What Frequent Urination Says About Your Health

Waking up to pee once every night is normal. Anything more than that may be nocturia.

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6 Things That Can Cause Bright Yellow or Green Pee

Do you have bright yellow, neon yellow, or green pee? Here are a few reasons why this can happen and...


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This Urine Color Chart Reveals Exactly What Your Pee Color Means

Your urine color can sometimes be a surprise, whether it's bright yellow or even red or violet. Here's what you...

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Should You Always Pee After Sex? Here’s What Gynecologists Say

Is peeing after sex really that important? Two gynecologists explain the potential benefits—like preventing UTIs—and what the practice can't...


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Should You Take Cranberry Pills for UTI?

Cranberry juice is touted for its believed benefits for urinary tract infections. So, can cranberry pills help? Here's...


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Does Cranberry Juice Help a Urinary Tract Infection?

Urinary tract infections are painful. Cranberry juice may be a home remedy to help prevent one. Here's how it works...


8 Natural Home Remedies for UTI

You can drink more than just cranberry juice.

6 Warning Signs of Kidney Stones—and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

Stomach aches are no fun, but when the pain becomes excruciating and you're struggling and unable to find a comfortable...


7 Symptoms of a Urinary Infection Everyone Should Know

Yes, UTI symptoms can be obvious. But please pay attention to these.


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9 Medical Reasons You Need to Pee All the Time

Frequent trips to the bathroom could be normal—or it might be something serious. Here's how to know.


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10 Weird Reasons Your Pee Smells Funny

Asparagus isn’t the only thing that makes your pee reek.


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9 Surprising Health Risks Men Need to Watch Out For

Men have a reputation for neglecting their health, so it's critical to know which risks they face—and how they can...

The Super-Simple Way to Prevent Recurring UTIs (It’s Not Cranberry Juice)

If you have more that two to three infections a year, take heart: The solution to battling frequent UTIs be...


10 Things Your Pee Reveals About Your Health (Besides Dehydration)

Don't flush away the evidence: The color, smell, frequency, and consistency of your urine can tell you a lot about...


UTI Causes: Surprising Reasons You’re Getting Urinary Tract Infections Out of Nowhere

You’d know if you had a urinary tract infection, right? Not always: UTI causes, symptoms, and treatments can change dramatically...