Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are far less common in men than women. The incidence is particularly low in younger men. The major factors that increase risk of developing a UTI for men are:
You may experience the following symptoms if you have a UTI:
It is important to treat UTI swiftly to prevent long-term damage and scarring to the urinary tract system.However, if you are experiencing additional symptoms of fever, pain in the abdomen above the kidney, nausea or shivering, it is necessary to seek urgent medical help since this could indicate much more serious complications such as kidney infection/septicaemia.
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