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Urinary tract infections

The management of urinary tract infections (UTIs) is changing, although it can still include antibiotics. Learn more about diagnosis & treatment of UTIs.

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common. Women have a 1-in-3 chance of developing a urinary tract infection in their lifetime. This is about 50 times more than for men. The likelihood of having had a UTI increases with age in both men and women. Prophylactic antibiotic treatment for UTIs may not always be the most appropriate treatment options.

Read about Reducing antibiotic resistance on the NPS MedicineWise website.

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