A 46-year-old member asked:
is there any difference between bladder infection and a urinary tract infection?
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Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Urinary tract infection is a general term including upper tract infection (pyelonephritis-infection of kidney) and lower tract infection (cystitis-bladder infection). However, the term UTI has been misused indicating more upper tract infection.
Answered on Mar 11, 2020
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