Nearly half of all women will experience a urinary tract infection in their lifetime according to data available from the National Institute of Health. Men are still at risk; however, chances are lower that they will be impacted by a urinary tract infection in their lifetime. Anatomically, women have a shorter urethra than men making them much more susceptible to bacteria invading this space and creating inflammation and painful symptoms. There’s good news though for everyone. You don’t have to visit a doctor in a traditional in-office visit to receive treatment. Urinary tract infections can be treated online doctors are available to see you now.
If you think that you have a urinary tract infection and want to speak to a doctor online, please begin here. We’ll guide you through a series of questions. You can start and stop this process at any time and come back to your answers. We want to find out your UTI symptoms and medical history.
From there, we will offer a personalized treatment plan with online medical help. You can choose to receive UTI online treatment and get connected with one of our online doctors that can prescribe antibiotics for UTIs and provide you with a doctors note excuse should your condition mean that you will have to miss work. It is certainly hard to focus on school obligations or work when you feel as if you constantly must urinate, and when doing so it is painful. This type of painful UTI symptoms can be excruciating.
There are some things to keep in mind if you think that you have a urinary tract infection. The top item to remember is that UTI’s are easily treated and you should not let your infection go untreated as it could make its way up to your kidneys and cause some other problems. Drink plenty of fluids. Cranberry juice is reported by some patients to be helpful in preventing recurrent UTI’s, however the science behind the benefits is limited at best. Proper wiping hygiene should be followed. Women specifically should wipe after using the bathroom from front to back. The genital area should be cleansed before sex. Urinating before sex can also help prevent urinary tract infections.
Urinary tract infections can be treated online doctors are available. SmartDocMD also treats other illnesses such as sinus infections online, pink eye infections / conjunctivitis, the common cold, upper respiratory infections, yeast infections, and other common vaginal infections. Patients in California can now skip the waiting room and see a doctor online with our virtual doctor visit portal, SmartDocMD.