Women tend to become more vulnerable to infections such as Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) in pregnancy period. These take place when bacteria break into the urinary system of a human body and can lead to a broad range of unlikeable signs.
If you are a pregnant mother and believe you might develop the condition of UTI, it is suggested to consult a doctor soon, because the condition can worsen up with time if it is left unattended.
Our expert GPs can talk with you about the signs of UTIs, find whether you have the condition and if required, prescribe the right medication to manage it, which is harmless for both you and your baby.See a Doctor about UTIs
Your body undergoes a wide range of modification during the course of your pregnancy. Increased levels of hormones lead to some parts of your urinary system to slow down and relax the course of fluids – providing more time for bacteria to build up prior to being flushed down.
UTIs that build up in the area of the bladder are regarded as "Lower UTIs" or "Cystitis." Nevertheless, bacteria can multiply and reach up to kidneys, which lead towards a more serious condition, i.e. "Upper UTIs."
There are more cases of Lower UTIs than Upper UTIs. The signs of which are:
Upper UTIs are believed to be a much severe condition, especially for pregnant women and usually involve:
Although UTIs would not initiate any serious concerns, it is yet crucial to treat them regularly, and particularly during pregnancy. The UTIs that have been left unattended is connected to the premature birth of the baby with low birth weight.Talk to a Doctor about UTIs
UTIs are usually eradicated through an antibiotic course, which continues for around a week. If you frequently suffer from UTIs, you will be recommended to take a urine test and the prescribed medications if considered necessary. While pregnancy makes you prone to develop UTIs, there are ways you can implement in order to keep UTIs from cropping up.
The ways include using the toilet whenever you sense a need, keeping the place between your legs hygienic through using a cleansing product and increasing your water intake.
If you suppose you might be suffering from UTI, do not waste your time - consult a doctor today.
Our GPs at Mobidoctor can give you prescribed medications that will help you and your baby relax and with all means, shall be safe for you and the baby. GPs here can also refer specialists for your assistance to take other necessary steps for the remedy of UTIs.Speak to a Doctor about UTIs
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