What is acute cystitis?
Acute cystitis refers to a sudden inflammation of the bladder.
It’s often a result of a bacterial infection. In such case, it’s commonly referred to as a urinary tract infection (UTI). On the other hand, irritating hygiene products, certain drugs, and complications of some diseases could also result in acute cystitis.
The symptoms usually include:
- Burning sensation when urinating (dysuria);
- Cloudy, Strong-smelling urine (sometimes with blood in it);
- Sensation of pressure;
- Urgent need to urinate (urgency).
The treatments depend on the cause. Doctors often give antibiotics to treat acute cystitis caused by a bacterial infection. As for other circumstances, there may be pain relievers.
Please consult your doctor for more information.
Keywords: acute cystitis.