Urinary Tract Infection Treatments in New Jersey

Stop the Infection Before It Spreads

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that occurs in the urinary tract, bladder, or urethra. In the early stages, UTIs are painful but treatable before any long-term damage take place. If left untreated, the infection can spread to the kidneys, where it can cause irreversible damage.

If your physician determines you have a UTI, they will provide you with antibiotics. These should be enough to take care of the infection before it can do any significant damage.

Symptoms of a UTI

You should schedule an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible if you believe you have a UTI. UTIs occur in adults, children, and infants. In infancy, UTIs are most common in boys, but in the adolescent years women they tend to manifest more frequently in women.

You can help your child avoid UTIs by making sure they make know to use the bathroom when they need to instead of holding it in. Ensuring that they know to wipe front to back can also prevent bacterial infections.

Symptoms of UTI include:

  • Painful, burning sensation when urinating
  • Dark, strange-smelling urine
  • Pain in the back or lower abdomen
  • Fatigue
  • Fever or chills, if the fever has progressed to the kidneys
  • Feeling the urge to urinate but inability to do so

Our physicians can diagnose and begin treatment of UTIs if you or someone in your family has any of the above symptoms. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.

Saint Barnabas Medical Center
94 Old Short Hills Road
Livingston, NJ 07039
(973) 322-5000
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Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 222-5200
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The Unterberg Children's Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 923-7250
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Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus
600 River Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
(732) 363-1900
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Clara Maass Medical Center
1 Clara Maass Drive
Belleville, NJ 07109
(973) 450-2000
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Community Medical Center
99 Highway 37 West
Toms River, NJ 08755
(732) 557-8000
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Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
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Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
201 Lyons Avenue at Osborne Terrace
Newark, NJ 07112
(973) 926-7000
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Jersey City Medical Center
355 Grand Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(201) 915-2000
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The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital at RWJUH
200 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
1 Hamilton Health Place
Hamilton, NJ 08690
(609) 586-7900
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RWJ University Hospital New Brunswick
1 Robert Wood Johnson Place
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
(732) 828-3000
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RWJ University Hospital Rahway
865 Stone Street
Rahway, NJ 07065
(732) 381-4200
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RWJ University Hospital Somerset
110 Rehill Avenue
Somerville, NJ 08876
(908) 685-2200
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