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.

Can You Have Sex With a UTI? Here’s Current Wisdom from Women’s Health Doctors

Sex is a significant risk factor for getting a urinary tract infection. So if you already have one...is abstaining the wisest move? Here's what doctors recommend. (Plus, the truth about cranberry juice.)

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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...

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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...

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.

6 Things That Can Cause Bright Yellow or Green Pee, from Urologists

Do you have bright yellow, neon yellow, or green pee? Here are a few reasons 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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

10 Weird Reasons Your Pee Smells Funny

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

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...