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10 UTI Symptoms All Women Should Learn to Recognize

If you’ve ever had a UTI (Urinary Tract Infections), you’ll already know that they’re far from fun. In fact, left untreated they can become a very serious and unpleasant illness. That’s why it’s important to know some of the signs and symptoms you should be looking out for. But remember, us women are all different and unique -and when it comes to UTIs there’s no exception! – so always check with your Doctor if you’re worried.

Pain When You Pee

Woman in pain

If it hurts to pee, it’s your body giving you the equivalent of a big flashing neon sign that something is wrong. It could feel like a burning sensation, stinging or just a general pain. Generally, this is one of the very first signs of a UTI so it’s important not to ignore it before it gets worse. Drink plenty of water to help flush out the bacteria.