A UTI, or urinary tract infection, is an infection anywhere in the urinary tract. UTI’s are caused by bacteria, and they have many different causes.
The typical symptoms of a urinary tract infection are:
- A burning feeling when you urinate
- A frequent or intense urge to urinate, even though little comes out when you do.
- Pain or pressure in your back or lower abdomen
- Cloudy, dark, bloody, or strange smelling urine
- Feeling tired or shaky
You can learn more about urinary tract infections here: http://womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/urinary-tract-infection.html. You can also read this article for more information on UTI (Urinary Tract Infection).