UTI Treatment

Get UTI treatment in London at Duncans Pharmacy

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) usually affect the urinary tract, including the bladder (cystitis), urethra (urethritis), or kidneys (kidney infection). Antibiotics are used to treat UTIs, however, they’re not always required.

Urinary tract infection (UTI) symptoms

Symptoms of a UTI include:

  • Burning sensation or pain when urinating (dysuria)
  • Frequent urge to urinate especially at night (nocturia)
  • Cloudy urine
  • Needing to urinate frequently than normal
  • Bloody urine
  • Lower abdominal pain or back pain
  • High fevers, or feeling hot and shivery
  • Low temperature below 36C

Symptoms in elderly people or those with a urinary catheter

In the elderly and people with a urinary catheter, signs of a UTI include:

  • Changes in behaviour, for instance confusion and agitation
  • Unusual incontinence (peeing on themselves)
  • Shivering or shaking (rigors)

Seek medical attention if:

  • You have signs of a UTI for the first time
  • Your child has UTI symptoms
  • You’re a man and are showing symptoms of UTI
  • You are pregnant
  • Incase you have symptoms of a UTI after undergoing a surgery
  • Your symptoms worsen or do not get better within 2 days
  • Recurring symptoms after treatment

UTI Treatment in London

Either your GP or pharmacist may provide self-care tips and recommend you take a painkiller. Consequently, they may offer you a prescription for antibiotics if they determine you may require them.

Start taking your medications immediately, or wait to see if your symptoms clear up. However, it’s vital to complete the whole course of antibiotics, even if you begin to feel better.

UTI treatment in London

Treatment for recurring UTIs

If your UTI recurs after treatment, you should take a urine test and take different antibiotics.

Our pharmacist will give you not only personalized but also discreet advice on UTI prevention Recurrent UTIs regularly require a repeat prescription for antibiotics.

Contact Duncan’s Pharmacy for Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) treatment in London.