Cystitis

Cystitis is inflammation of the urinary bladder. The condition more often affects women, but can affect either sex and all age groups.
What is Cystitis?

The term cystitis refers to inflammation of the bladder and is usually caused by infection. The risk of bladder infection is increased by factors such as urinary tract infection, injury or irritation of the urethra, transfer of bacteria from the anus to the urethra and difficulty fully emptying the bladder due to pregnancy or prostate enlargement, for example.

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How does SARS-CoV-2 affect the male genitourinary system?

How does SARS-CoV-2 affect the male genitourinary system?

How does COVID-19 affect sexual and bladder functions in men?

How does COVID-19 affect sexual and bladder functions in men?

CDC issues health alert about children identified with hepatitis and adenovirus infection

CDC issues health alert about children identified with hepatitis and adenovirus infection

Prevalence of menstrual changes following vaccination against COVID-19

Prevalence of menstrual changes following vaccination against COVID-19

Women voice frustration over antibiotic use and limited treatment options for UTIs

Women voice frustration over antibiotic use and limited treatment options for UTIs

Cognitive-behavioural therapy can reduce pain during intercourse

Cognitive-behavioural therapy can reduce pain during intercourse

Antiviral T cells safe, effective as off-the-shelf therapy for painful complication after stem cell transplants

Antiviral T cells safe, effective as off-the-shelf therapy for painful complication after stem cell transplants

Researchers unravel how the body fights off urinary tract infections

Researchers unravel how the body fights off urinary tract infections

Study shows cats can harbor SARS-CoV-2 without any symptoms

Study shows cats can harbor SARS-CoV-2 without any symptoms

Pilot study aims for community pharmacists to provide optimal care to women with UTIs

Pilot study aims for community pharmacists to provide optimal care to women with UTIs

Millions of people have prediabetes – could you?

Millions of people have prediabetes – could you?

Scientists identify chemicals in urine that are specific to overactive bladder

Scientists identify chemicals in urine that are specific to overactive bladder

Going vegan lowers risk of urinary tract infection

Going vegan lowers risk of urinary tract infection

Patient multimorbidity increases GPs’ likelihood of burnout

Patient multimorbidity increases GPs’ likelihood of burnout

Tailored T-cells safe, may be effective in preventing and treating multiple viral infections

Tailored T-cells safe, may be effective in preventing and treating multiple viral infections

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy

Ophthalmologists find more evidence linking common bladder drug to retinal conditions

Ophthalmologists find more evidence linking common bladder drug to retinal conditions

Scientists use organoid technology to achieve stable long-term cultures of mouse urothelial cells

Scientists use organoid technology to achieve stable long-term cultures of mouse urothelial cells

E. coli superbug can live in women’s gut without symptoms

E. coli superbug can live in women’s gut without symptoms

NHS England pilot paves way for new smartphone-based UTI test

NHS England pilot paves way for new smartphone-based UTI test