Each year, health care professionals treat over 8 million people with urinary tract infections (UTI). Although viral and fungal UTIs are possible, UTI’s most commonly occur when bacteria infiltrate the bladder via the urethra, the small tube that takes urine from the bladder to its exit.
To stop a UTI, you need to stop the bacteria. It’s not as straightforward as it sounds due to the myriad types of bacteria that may be to blame for the average UTI, and there is no one-size-fits-all antibiotic treatment for a UTI. In fact, physicians have an assortment of antibiotics at their disposal.
The best antibiotic treatment for UTI, therefore, is one that considers the diverse set of factors informing your situation as a patient.Read more