Bacteriuria is the presence of bacteria in the urine in considerable quantities. Considering that the urine is different from the faeces, because of its sterility, the presence of bacteria inside the urine is usually indicative of an infection in the urinary tract.


What kind of diseases can be associated bacteriuria?

The following diseases may be associated with bacteriuria:

  • Cystitis
  • Chlamydia
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Trichomonas
  • Urethritis

Remember that this is not an exhaustive list and it is highly recommended to consult your doctor, in case of symptom’s persistence.


What is the therapy for bacteriuria?

Antibiotics are used for the treatment of bacteriuria. While receiving antibiotic treatment, it is necessary to rest and maintain good hydration, with herbal teas. Taking plenty of fluids helps the presence of twinkling in the bladder to be diluted and facilitates their deportation.


When is most likely to contact your doctor in case of bacteriuria?

In case of bacteriuria, it is always good for a doctor to be consulted on what to be done.