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Urinary Tract Infection

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection that occurs in any part of the urinary tract: the urethra, bladder, ureters, or kidneys. The most common UTIs affect the urethra or bladder.

Our evidence-based analysis on urinary tract infection features 3 unique references to scientific papers.

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Summary of Urinary Tract Infection

Nearly two out of every three women will experience at least one[1] urinary tract infection (UTI) in their lifetime. Of these, about one-fourth[2] will have a recurrent UTI within six months of the initial treatment, and one-third to one-half[3] will have a recurrent UTI within one year.

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