Do you suspect you have ceshitis? Before thinking the worst, find out if this is actually the case.
Cystitis is one very common disease, with an estimated annual incidence between 2% and 19% of the population, particularly in women of childbearing age. It is mainly caused by bacteria such as Escherichia coli, which ascend from the urethra to the bladder.
Mainly caused by incorrect behavior, such as reduced fluid intake or inadequate hygiene practices, cystitis can also be due to anatomical abnormalities, kidney stones, urinary catheterization, pregnancy, diabetes and much more.
In short, the causes of cystitis are mostly different. It is precisely for this reason that it is very important to recognize its symptoms and even prevent them.
Symptoms and prevention of cystitis: here’s what you need to know
Unfortunately it happens that some parts of our body get inflamed or suffer an infection, making us feel pain and discomfort.
The cystitis falls into these cases, since it is precisely about an inflammation of the bladderusually caused by a urinary tract infection. It mostly affects women, but it can also affect men.
I main symptoms to be able to recognize an acute cystitis are:
- Painful urination, which often appears at the beginning and end of urination
- The urge to urinate frequently and forcefully, even every 15-30 minutes during the day
- The need to urinate a little at a time and a burning sensation when urinating
- Pain in the lower abdomen and sides
- The presence of blood in the urine
If not treated adequately, cystitis can lead to complications such as urinary retention, kidney infections, frequent relapses etc.
Cystitis can be prevented by following some precautions, such as drinking plenty of liquids, especially water; pee as soon as you feel the need; change tampons and tampons frequently; take a shower instead of a bath; use appropriate soaps or intimate cleansers; and avoiding sexual intercourse during an acute episode of cystitis.
There are other infections or irritations that could be mistaken for cystitis, such as with intestinal problemsor with l’uretrite. If you have difficulty sitting up or feel discomfort with an empty bladder, it could be colitisOf irritable bowel or hemorrhoids. Frequent urination instead could be caused by problems of vaginitis.
In order to clarify any doubt, you need to have the right answer consult your gynecologist so that he knows how to analyze all the symptoms correctly and give the most appropriate treatment.