How do you know if you have a bladder infection?

Few symptoms such as. Increase of urinary frequency, urgency, burning, dribling, and possibly different odor in your urine may suggest a bladder infection/cystitis. Vaginitis may present with similar sx, and maybe itching/vaginal dicharge/odor. In the elderly, often in nursing homes etc..Uti may present as confusion, increase urinary incontinence etc...If you have concern, consult doc. Good luck.
Pain and burning. When you have urinary track infection you have symptoms of pain and burning during urination. Also frequent urination is typical symptom. Can also have flank pain if infection is more severe and progressing to your kidneys. Can also experience fever/chills. The best test is to check urine for signs of infection, antibiotics are usually given.