According to Mayo Clinic, urinary tract infections are caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra and multiplying in the bladder. WebMD states that these germs are found in the large intestine and ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to Mayo Clinic, a urinary tract infection generally develops when bacteria enter the urinary tract and begin multiplying. The most common urinary tract infections are cystitis, which affects the bladder, and ur... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Common symptoms of a urinary tract infection include a burning sensation when urinating, an increased frequency of urination even though small amounts of urine are passed, and cloudy, bloody and dark urine, according to ... More »

Urinary tract infections typically occur when bacteria enter the urinary system via the urethra, multiplying in the bladder, states Healthline. Viruses and fungi can also cause UTIs, and these infections affect any part ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Urinary tract infections, or UTIs, occur when bacteria enter the urinary tract via the urethra and then multiply inside the bladder or the urethra itself, according to Mayo Clinic. The short distance from the anus to the... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

According to TeensHealth, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are not contagious; however, bacteria that causes infection can enter the urethra during sexual intercourse. Sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia are c... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Beneficial substances in cranberry juice help fight urinary tract infections by preventing E. coli bacteria from bonding to other bacteria found in the urinary tract, according to WebMD. Without the ability to bond to ot... More » Health Conditions & Diseases