Cystitis is the inflammation of the bladder. The condition primarily affects women, but can affect either sex and all age groups. Types There are several types of cystitis: bacterial cystitis, the most common type, which is most often caused by coliform bacteria being transferred from the bowel through the urethra into the bladder interstitial cystitis, which is rare, difficult to diagnose, and does not involve foreign organisms hemorrhagic cystitis Bacterial cystitis: prevention and ...
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Complications
... When treated promptly and properly, UTIs rarely lead to complications. But left untreated, a urinary tract infection can become something more serious than a set of uncomfortable symptoms. An untreate...
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Treatment
... Antibiotics are the first line of treatment for community-acquired bladder infections. Which drugs are used and for how long depend on your health condition and the bacteria found in your urine test, ...
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Self-care
... UTIs can be painful, but you can take steps to ease your discomfort until antibiotics clear the infection. Sometimes a heating pad placed over your abdomen can help minimize feelings of bladder pressu...
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Aromatherapy for the Reproductive System
... Among the most common problems for women are those involving the reproductive system. As women with personal experience in this area, we will focus first on several female problems. This topic has bee...
Source: HealthWorld

Cystitis
... Acute or chronic infection of the urinary bladder. This is an inflammation of the wall and lining of the urinary bladder that may be due to bacterial infection or to mechanical abrasion from microcrys...
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A Case of Cystitis, Vaginitis and Edema of the Eyelids
... Abby, 32 years old, came to see us for help with edema of her upper eyelids of three weeks duration. Her eyelids were red and burned. They felt better from applying cold water. She had two episodes o...
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Bladder Infections: Rapid Relief
... Bladder infections are no fun, as any of you who have suffered from the burning pain and nonstop, often urgent, trips to the bathroom will agree. And, for those of you who have had more severe symptom...
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A Case of Recurrent Cystitis
... Gail, age 27, was suffering from a case of acute pyelonephritis when she first came to see us one year ago. She had short brown hair, delicate features, and was soft-spoken. She was on antibiotics at...
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Aromatherapy for the Urinary Tract
... The urinary system, consisting of the kidneys and bladder, regulates the body''s water content and salt balance, and eliminates waste. The kidney determines what will be eliminated and what will be re...
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