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Cystitis Symptoms

Do I have a urinary tract infection?

Cystitis Symptoms

Do I have a urinary tract infection?

Cystitis causes abdominal pain
Cystitis causes abdominal pain
Cystitis (bladder infection) is a very common condition, which can cause a range of symptoms. It is estimated that one in three women experience the symptoms of a bladder infection at some point in their lives.

The most common symptoms of urine infections in women are:

  • pain during urination
  • needing to urinate frequently (but sometimes only passing small amounts of urine)
  • dark, cloudy or smelly urine
  • traces of blood in the urine
  • abdominal or back pain
  • fever and feeling weak

In mild cases, the symptoms will disappear without treatment. If your cystitis recurs frequently or you are suffering from more severe symptoms you may wish to consider an antibiotic to treat cystitis.