How to check if you have a urinary tract infection (UTI)
Your physician may perform a quick urine test which can give a rough indication of whether or not bacteria are present. To determine whether you do have a UTI, your healthcare provider will check with a urine cultures and may also want to take a blood test in order to assess other factors. If you suffer from recurring UTIs your doctor may want to have you see a urologist for further testing.
How do I prevent UTI?
There are a number of precautions to try to prevent urinary tract infections. Read more about how to prevent UTI here.
These are general guidelines meant to help you with typical questions. You should follow the specific instructions provided by your healthcare provider and the intermittent catheterization solution you are using.