Location

Consult City's Top Doctors, The Minute You Need To

Your First consultation is
Free!

76
Gynecologists

26755
Cases done
by Gynecologists

45
Gynecologist Hospitals

Important Facts about UTI in Pregnancy

About

An infection in the urinary tract comprising of kidneys, urethra and bladder.
Based on performed research, the prevalence of symptomatic urinary tract infection in pregnant women has been 17.9% and asymptomatic form in 13%.[1]
- Can be self-diagnosed
- May require lab tests
- Can be treated
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a common concern during pregnancy. While typically they may not be a major cause of concern, during pregnancy, UTIs must be treated instantly to avoid other concerns.

Symptoms

Self-diagnosable: Discomfort while urinating is a major symptom of UTI which can be confirmed with a urine test.
Burning sensation while urinating
Urgent need to urinate
Pain or cramps in the belly
Increased frequency of urination
Smelly or cloudy urine

Treatment

Self-care: Do not delay urination when you feel the urge. Also, drink sufficient water through the day to keep the tract clean.
Antibiotics: Your doctor may prescribe certain antibiotics based on your pregnancy plan.
Preventive measures: Avoid tight fitted pants. Instead, opt for comfortable clothing in natural fibers like cotton. Keep your genital region clean but avoid applying chemical soaps in that region.
Specialists: For any other concerns, you can consult your OB-GYN. At mfine, we offer detailed and customized treatment plans for various health ailments, so feel free to reach out to us.

Gynecologist

Dr. Punitha Rangaraj

Dr. Punitha Rangaraj

MBBS, DGO

47+ years exp

...More

Belle Vue's Cambridge Hospital

Bangalore

Gynecologist

Dr. Prakash Kini

Dr. Prakash Kini

MD - Obstetrics & Gynaecology, DGO

41+ years exp

...More

Cloudnine Hospital, Malleshwaram

Bangalore

Gynecologist

Dr. Rani Nandakumar

Dr. Rani Nandakumar

MBBS, MD (OG), DGO

40+ years exp

...More

Cloudnine Hospital - Chennai

Chennai

Gynecologist

Dr. Vidya Desai Mohan

Dr. Vidya Desai Mohan

MD, DGO, MAMS

40+ years exp

...More

Cloudnine Hospital, Old Airport Road

Bangalore

Gynecologist

Dr. K Swarajya Lakshmi

Dr. K Swarajya Lakshmi

MD, DGO

40+ years exp

...More

Ankura Hospital for Women & Children

Hyderabad

Gynecologist

Dr. Gohar Shahean

Dr. Gohar Shahean

MD (OBG), DGO

39+ years exp

...More

Primecare Hospital

Bangalore

View More on App

Other Medical Conditions

Other Specialities

Give a missed call to 08061914343 to Download the App