A bladder infection or urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in your urinary system. Your urinary system is composed of the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Any part of your urinary system can become infected, but most infections involve the lower urinary tract the bladder and the urethra. Women are at greater risk of developing a urinary tract infection than are men. A urinary tract infection limited to your bladder can be painful and disruptive. However, serious consequences can occur if a urinary tract infection spreads to your kidneys.
Risk for developing a bladder infection/UTI increases with:
Symptoms of a bladder infection/UTI may include:
Visit Healthcare Clinic at select Walgreens to be evaluated for a urinary tract infection. Antibiotics may be prescribed to treat an infection.* In addition, you can take steps to reduce your chance of getting a urinary tract infection in the first place.
Bladder & urinary tract infection treatment is available at Healthcare Clinic locations for females ages 6 and older.
Walk in or schedule an appointment at the Healthcare Clinic nearest you.
If you believe you have a medical emergency, please call 911.
1 Prescriptions written when clinically appropriate. Patients have a choice of pharmacy.
2 Service is available at Healthcare Clinic locations for patients 18 months and older.