5 Signs You Might Have a UTI

Find out the symptoms of a urinary tract infection.

5 Signs You Might Have a UTI

By Toni Gasparis

A urinary tract infection, referred to as a UTI, is an infection that most commonly occurs in your bladder or urethra. This condition isn’t serious at the outset, but if left untreated can spread to the kidneys and cause more serious issues. While this condition is more prevalent in women, men are not exempt from getting an infection. Learn what the signs of a UTI are and see if some of the symptoms you are experiencing are a direct result of this infection.


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Your Urine is Discolored

Any form of yellow or clear colored urine is natural – even though darker yellow may indicate dehydration. When your urine appears to be cloudy or is red or brown in color, those are usually clear signs of infection. If this happens, recall what you ate or drank during the day since certain foods or medications can cause discoloration sometimes. If you continue to witness a change in the color of your urine throughout the day, you may have a UTI.

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