A urinary tract infection is an infection of the kidney, the ureter (the tube running from the kidneys to the bladder), the bladder, or the urethra (the tube running from the bladder to outside the body). It is a highly common condition that around 50% of women will experience at some point in their lives with a lower incidence in men.
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