Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Can UTIs and Common Medications Mimic Dementia Symptoms?

By Evita Almassi | Aug 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Can UTIs and Common Medications Mimic Dementia Symptoms?

Some dementia symptoms in older women such as delirium or confusion may actually be caused by the cumulative effect of taking certain over-the-counter drugs, or even by urinary tract infections.

Rx for Change: Changing the Culture Around Urinary Tract Infections

By NWHN Staff | Mar 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Rx for Change: Changing the Culture Around Urinary Tract Infections

Many women may be surprised to discover that what they know about Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) treatment and what, previously, seemed to serve them well is being questioned and may no longer be recommended.

What Is a UTI, and How Can I Prevent One?

By NWHN Staff | Feb 27, 2019 | Comments Off on What Is a UTI, and How Can I Prevent One?

A UTI is an infection in the urinary system. The infection can be in the bladder, where urine is stored (cystitis); in the urethra, the tube from the bladder out of the body (urethritis); or in the kidneys (nephritis).

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

By NWHN Contributor | Feb 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

UTI: an infection in the urinary system (your kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra). Most infections involve the lower urinary tract (the bladder and the urethra). Urinary tract infections are more common in women.

Is A Pelvic Exam Possible After a Hysterectomy?

By NWHN Staff | Jul 28, 2016 | Comments Off on Is A Pelvic Exam Possible After a Hysterectomy?

Your uterus is not the only part of the body examined during a pelvic exam. In addition to the uterus, a doctor will also examine the vulva, vagina, cervix, rectum and pelvis for any abnormalities. Depending on the type of hysterectomy you received, other areas may still need to be examined during a pelvic exam.