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Is bacterial cystitis serious?

Bacterial cystitis, or urinary tract infection, occurs when the bladder gets infected. If left untreated, it can spread to the kidneys and result in severe and permanent damage. Timely diagnosis and treatment is essential to keep the infection in check.

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How do other illnesses affect bacterial cystitis?
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Sometimes cystitis might develop as a complication due to the presence of another illness. Examp...
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What is bacterial cystitis?
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Bacterial cystitis occurs when the bladder gets infected with bacteria. It is also known as urinary ...
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What are the chances of recurrence for bacterial cystitis?
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Bacterial cystitis does reoccur and women tend to get infections more than men. You should see your ...
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How do I manage bacterial cystitis on a daily basis?
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You can manage cystitis on a daily basis by drinking plenty of fluids, especially water. Taking show...
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