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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.

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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.

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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.

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Urinary problems

Trusted information about urinary problems, the symptoms and self care options can be found on this page.

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Urinary problems self care

Trusted information about self care suggestions for urinary problems can be found on this page.

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Incontinence and dementia

Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including advice on how to help people living with incontinence

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Differences between bacterial and viral infection

Bacterial and viral infections must be treated differently. Misusing antibiotics to treat viral infections leads to the problem of antibiotic resistance.

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Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone. Osteomyelitis needs to be treated early to get rid of the infection and prevent damage to the bone. Read more about symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of osteomyelitis.

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Symptoms of serious illness in babies and children

If your child has a serious illness, it’s important to get medical attention as soon as possible. Learn how to recognise the symptoms and what to do.

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The kidneys main function is to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and also helps to control blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.

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Bladder cancer

Trusted information about bladder cancer from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on what it is and treatment options.

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