Davam Urgent Care located in the Montgomery, TX area is fully equipped to treat Urinary Tract Infections (UTI). Why wait until you can get into your primary care physician or go to a costly emergency room clinic to get UTI treatment? Our urgent care has a full service on-site lab available 7 days a week, during normal operating hours, to help diagnose and treat uti’s.
We sat down with our Clinical Director, Kara Gilbreath, for some helpful information on urinary tract infection treatment.
What are the signs of an UTI?
The most common signs include (Full List):
- frequent urination
- painful urination (burning or pain)
- lower abdominal pain/discomfort
- blood in the urine
If you don’t have any of the above symptoms, your urine can be very dark or cloudy and have a very foul smell.
What should a patient do to help prevent Urinary Tract Infections?
-Drink LOTS of water. (Drinking water helps dilute your urine and ensures you’ll urinate more frequently – allowing bacteria to be flushed from your urinary tract.)
-Wipe front to back after urinating and after a bowel movement. (This helps prevent the spread of bacteria.)
-Urinate immediately after intercourse (This will help flush out bacteria.)
-Wear breathable fabrics and loose fitting clothes, which will allow a woman to stay dry and act as a deterrent to bacteria growth.
What can Davam do to diagnose and treat this condition?
We can run a quick Urinalysis test which will show if there is any blood, leukocytes or protein in the urine We can also send a urine culture out to Quest Diagnostics to find out more information on what type of infection and what the best course of antibiotics will be.
In addition to UTI treatment, Davam Urgent Care can also treat other urgent care issues including flu, sinus infections, strep throat, allergic reactions, stomach aches, and many more. We also have a digital x-ray machine on-site for injury treatment.