Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) at a Glance
- A common infection in women, less common in men
- Symptoms include painful and/or frequent urination
- Easily treated
If you are concerned about urinary tract infections (UTIs), you're not alone. Many women — 1 out of 5 — will experience a urinary tract infection at least once in their lives. And many women who have had a UTI will develop recurring urinary tract infections. UTIs are much less common in men than in women.
Here are some of the most common questions we hear people ask about UTIs. We hope you find the answers helpful, whether you think you may have a UTI, have been diagnosed with a UTI, or are just curious about it.