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How do I care for someone with a urinary tract infection?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Caring for someone with a urinary tract infection does not require any special training or equipment. Urinary tract infections, in most cases, do not require hospitalization or invasive therapeutic techniques. Thus, caring for someone with a urinary tract infection amounts to social and psychological support and possibly assistance with managing medication and treatment appointments.

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