Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Think you might have a UTI?
We can help with advice & treatment without you having to see the GP
At Greywell pharmacy we offer Urinary tract infection treatment. UTI’s are very common, but are very painful and uncomfortable to deal it, but can be easily treated with the right treatment.
What causes Urinary tract infection (UTI)
A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of your urinary system — your kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. UTIs are common in women, but can also happen to men, older adults and children.
Urinary tract infection, or UTI, is an infection in any part of your urinary system,
which includes your kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra
How can we help?
Good news, you can treat UTI’s without a GP appointment, at Greywell Pharmacy we can provide antibiotics to patients who may have a UTI. We will ensure that any treatment for a urinary tract infection is appropriate and suitable for you.
You could receive antibiotics without the need to see your GP, we are trained to diagnose and treat uncomplicated UTIs, thereby saving both GPs and their patient’s time and resources. so, if you have any symptoms, simply get in touch with us.
Symptoms of UTI
Urinary tract infection (UTI) and cause symptoms including:
Pain or a burning sensation when peeing (dysuria)
The need to urinate at night.
Urine that looks cloudy, dark or has a strong smell
needing to pee suddenly or more urgently than usual
blood in your pee
Pain in lower stomach or back, just under the ribs
a high temperature, or feeling hot and shivery
a very low temperature below 36C
Can I prevent a urinary tract infection (UTI)?
You can usually prevent a urinary tract infection (UTI) with lifestyle changes. These tips can include:
Practicing good hygiene when you urinate and after a bowel movement, helps prevent bacteria from spreading.
Drinking plenty of fluids, avoid fluids and foods that could irritate your bladder. Including alcohol, citrus juices, caffeinated drinks and spicy foods.
Avoiding tight-fitting clothing can help keep you dry, preventing bacteria from growing in the urinary tract.
Empty your bladder soon after intercourse.
Avoid using feminine care products which could irritate your genital area.
If you have symptoms listed above please get in touch.