Functioning of the Urinary Tract The Urinary tract is responsible for the production and storage of urine. As previously known, urine is a waste product of the body. Path followed before elimination of Urine: the Urine is made ready in the kidneys and afterwards it moves down the ureter into the bladder. The bladder then...
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The Urinary tract is responsible for the production and storage of urine. As previously known, urine is a waste product of the body.
Path followed before elimination of Urine: the Urine is made ready in the kidneys and afterwards it moves down the ureter into the bladder. The bladder then stores until the urine is emptied post urination through urethra, it is a tube that further connects bladder to the skin. In males: The opening of urethra is at the end of penis in females: The opening of urethra is above the vaginal opening in a female.
There are many bacteria around the vagina, rectum and also on the skin. A bacterium gets into the urine from either the urethra and then travels into the bladder. At times it also travels until the kidney.
Note: Some people are more prone to UTIs than others. Example, Women bear shorter urethras than men, thus, have frequent Urinary Tract Infection.
According to statistics, around 20% and 40% of women who had an UTI before will have another infection soon. However, men are viewed less susceptible to get a UTI
There are a few factors that can increase the chances of getting the Urinary Tract Infection. These are as follows:
Some women can be genetically predisposed to the frequency of UTIs. They anatomically have urinary tracts that predispose bacteria to adhere to the lining of the urinary tract
It may be understood that the frequency sexual intercourse and having multiple partners can also affect UTIs frequency
Females using diaphragms have a higher risk of developing UTIs.
Also, using condoms along with the spermicidal foam is can be linked to higher risk of UTIs in women.
Some structural abnormalities, Example outpouchings also called diverticula, this can harbor the bacteria in either the bladder or the urethra.
Debilitating conditions like diabetes also put patients at higher risk for developing UTIs
The patient’s urine sample is used for diagnosing anomalies in the body. 3 of the tests are as follows:
Further tests may be conducted as follows:
Here are some guidelines an individual can refer to once they have decided to undergo a test to detect Urinary Tract Infection
The required documents needed for this test includes your valid government ID and an appropriate Doctor’s prescription.
Submit the sample to Ganesh Diagnostic Center or the technician would pick the sample form home for further testing
No particular care is required, once the test sample has been collected.
The treatment of UTI is usually carried out based on the fact either it is simple or complicated UTI
Simple UTI: 3- day short course of antibiotic therapy treats the underlying UTI infection. Mostly seen in women
Complicated UTI: When antibiotics do not treat the infection within a short time. Men and children are said to have complicated UTI. These patients may be treated with i.v dose of antibiotics in the hospital itself
Test Conducted by Ganesh Diagnostic and Imagining Center and Cost of detecting Urinary Tract Infection in Delhi
In general, the costs for diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infection may vary as per the region and the facility.
So, it is highly recommended that the test is carried out with utmost sincerity at trustworthy diagnostic centers like: Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging Centre.
Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging Centre is GDIC is a NABL Accredited Pathology lab in Delhi offering a wide range of lab testing services.
Here, we provide trained, skilled and experience professionals that assure patient safety and conduct the patient and the visitor with dignity and respect.
Open: All 7 days of the week (i.e. Sundays included)
The report of the test will be received within 24 hours.
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