Urinary Tract Infections - Symptoms
The signs and symptoms depend upon the area of involvement in the urinary system, that is, kidney, bladder and/or urethra.
If the kidneys are involved, there may be:
- pain along the sides (flanks) and lower back
- nausea and vomiting
- fever with chills (shivering)
If the bladder is involved, there may be:
- constant urge to urinate
- urinary incontinence
- burning sensation while passing urine
- blood in urine
If the urethra is involved, there may be severe burning pains while passing urine.