What is an Urinary Tract Infection?
A UTI is an infection anywhere in the urinary tract.
Your urinary tract includes the organs that collect and store urine and
release it from your body. The following organs are part of the urinary tract:
Kidney. Your kidneys collect wastes and extra water from blood to make urine
Ureter. The ureters carry the urine from your kidneys to your bladder.
Bladder. Your bladder stores the urine and squeezes it out when full.
Urethra. The urethra carries the urine out of your bladder when you urinate.
Prostate. The prostate adds fluid to semen.
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