What is a bladder infection?

Answer Bladder infections, also known as cystitis and bladder inflammation, are more common in women than in men, according to Approximately 20 percent of all women get this infection at some p... Read More »

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Is a urinary tract infection the same as a bladder infection?

On One Hand: There is More to a Urinary Tract Than a BladderEvery bladder infection can fairly be categorized as a urinary tract infection, although not every urinary tract infection is a bladder i... Read More »

What is bladder infection?

An inflammation of the bladder because of bacteria getting up to one's bladder through the urethra. Usual risk factors include rough sexual intercourse, not emptying one's bladder before/after sex,... Read More »

What are signs of a bladder infection ?

A bladder infection, also known as cystitis, is an infection occurring in the bladder. It is most commonly caused by bacteria which enter through your urethra and progress into your bladder. If lef... Read More »

What are signs of a bladder infection in a female?

Bladder infection, or cystitis, is a condition most typically caused by bacterial exposure. Certain features of women's anatomy---including the short distance between the urethra and the bladder it... Read More »