It is quite common for people to get infections in the urinary tract. Learn here about the main symptoms of urinary tract infections (UTIs) and cystitis.
The urinary tract
The urinary tract can become infected, usually by bacteria entering the urethra. Learn more about the symptoms of an infection and get self care tips here.
Pyelonephritis (kidney infection)
Pyelonephritis is a kidney infection. It can make you very unwell, but usually gets better with treatment. Read more about symptoms and how you can prevent it.
Urinary tract infection (UTI)
A UTI is caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract, leading to an infection in the bladder, urethra, ureters (urine tubes) or kidneys.
Urinary problems self care
Trusted information about self care suggestions for urinary problems can be found on this page.
Trusted information about cystitis, including signs, symptoms, treatments and self-care options, plus when to seek medical attention.
When you have urinary retention, it feels as though your bladder is full but you are unable to pass urine. If this condition come on suddenly, it is recommended you seek urgent medical attention. Learn more about urinary retention here.
Incontinence and dementia
Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including advice on how to help people living with incontinence
Kidney disease diagnosis
Diagnosing kidney disease requires a number of tests. You can find out more by reading about diagnosing kidney disease.
Many diseases affect the kidneys, most commonly diabetes, inflammation of the kidney, and high blood pressure. Find out more on kidney disease from our trusted partners.