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

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

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 »

According to the Mayo Clinic, the pathophysiology of a urinary tract infection is that bacteria enter the urinary tract and start to multiply. This causes symptoms including a frequent urge to urinate and burning upon pa... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

E. coli in the urinary tract is a common type of urinary tract infection, or UTI, and doctors generally treat this infection with one of a wide variety of antibiotics. However, some strains of E. coli are resistant to mo... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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

Mayo Clinic recommends treating a urinary tract infection at home by drinking plenty of water and avoiding coffee, alcohol and soda until the infection is cleared. Applying a warm pad to the abdomen can also help treat p... More »