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Urinary Tract Infections

What is a Urinary Tract Infection?

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are infections in the bladder and kidney. They can cause pain or burning during urination and the sensation of having to urinate more frequently than normal.

How are Urinary Tract Infections Diagnosed?

Urinary tract infections are diagnosed based on the history of your symptoms and tests done on your urine in our office.

How are Urinary Tract Infections Treated?

Urinary tract infections can be treated with antibiotics.

Contact Us

If you feel you have a urinary tract infection contact one of our family medicine locations for an appointment.

Urinary Tract Infections: Additional Resources

Visit the UPMC patient education materials for more information about urinary tract infections:

Visit the Health Library for additional information about urinary tract infections:

Contact a Family Medicine Health Center

UPMC's Department of Family Medicine has several locations throughout the city of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.

Find a family medicine health center close to you and call us to make an appointment or find out how we can help you with your primary care needs.

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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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