Urinary tract infection
The urinary system consists of the kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. An infection that takes place in this system is known as a urinary tract infection. Certain people are more prone to developing a UTI, for instance, people who have kidney stones, postmenopausal women, and women who use birth control and men with enlarged prostates.
If you feel that you might be suffering from a UTI, book a telemedicine call with Medvisit and get yourself a consultation with a qualified doctor over the phone.
What Are The Common Symptoms Of A Urinary Tract Infection?
The most common symptoms of a UTI are:
- Pain in the back or on the sides
- Cloudy or reddish urine
- Unpleasant odor of urine
- Continuous urge to urinate
- Burning or pain while urinating
How Can Medvisit Assist You With UTI?
Urinary tract infections require immediate treatment; if left untreated, they can damage the kidneys and other organs. A UTI during pregnancy can lead to complications, including preeclampsia and premature labor. If you feel that you are suffering from typical UTI symptoms, you must seek medical assistance.
At Medvisit, you can get yourself a consultation done over the phone right in the comfort of your home. If you need, an English speaking doctor is available around the clock to cater to your medical queries. A qualified doctor will take your medical history and will ask about your symptoms. If necessary, he/she will prescribe a urine test to confirm the diagnosis. The doctor can also book you an appointment at the nearest laboratory for a test or may refer you to a UTI specialist.
If you feel that you need in-person medical attention, we will send a medical specialist your way. UTI’s are extremely painful and cause a lot of discomfort. If your symptoms get worse and you want to want to visit a doctor, we can book you an appointment at the closest clinic.
Through our Medvisit app, you can also consult a doctor on a video if you want a face to face consultation without leaving the comfort of your home. The doctor will prescribe tests if deemed necessary and will also advise a treatment plan. If needed, the doctor will also prescribe antibiotics to overcome the infection.
If you are suffering from a urinary tract infection and need medical help, book an appointment with Medvisit for telemedicine or house on-call medical care.