chronic urinary tract infection

chronic urinary tract infection

Chronic UTI, recurrent urinary tract infection Urology Repeated episodes–> 2 times in 6 months, or prolonged bacterial infection of bladder and urethra accompanied by repeated cystitis, or UTI that does not respond to the usual treatment or that lasts > 2 wks; in young ♀, recurrent UTIs may indicate obstructive urinary tract defects–eg, ureterovesical reflux, and should be evaluated. See Urinary tract infection.
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