With the information provided and after evaluating your case with one of our specialists, you have a LOW probability of having an urine infection.
Consult your general doctor to rule other causes.
You can follow the following recommendations to prevent future urinary tract infections:
Following a balanced diet and leading a healthy lifestyle can help prevent a urinary tract infection; It is also advisable not to retain urine and drink water on a regular basis, at least two liters daily, as this will favor a high volume of urine for a possible carry of bacteria in the urine.
Other tips for reducing the risk of cystitis in men include:
- Change the bathing suit after going to the pool and avoid the cold in the area. Urinating after baths in rivers and pools: moisture favors the proliferation of microorganisms.
- Maintain a proper intimate hygiene. When cleaning the genitals, it’s important to do it from front to back to avoid dragging bacteria from the rectal area into the urethra, and teach the girls to do it correctly.
- Drink enough liquid to promote diuresis, and thus limit the proliferation of bacteria.
- Frequently urinate and empty the bladder completely, because in this way the growth of the germs present in this organ is hampered.
- Urinating before and after intercourse, especially after. Having sex increases the chances of bacteria passing into the urethra, and urination favors their elimination.
- Take red cranberries, or any other foods that maintain an acidic pH in the urine, such as those rich in vitamin C (ex. orange juice), because it makes it difficult for bacteria to adhere to the bladder walls. You can find the cranberry in any pharmacy.