Fast facts on urinary tract infections

  • Women have a lifetime risk of over 50% of developing a urinary tract infection.
  • Urinary tract infection is usually diagnosed based on symptoms and testing of a urine sample.
  • Uncomplicated urinary tract infections can be cured with 2-3 days of treatment.
  • Cranberry extracts do not treat UTIs but may help reduce the risk of recurrent UTI.

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