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Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are
common in older women and men. Factors that make older adults more likely to
develop UTIs include:
Older adults also are more likely to have conditions that
complicate UTIs, such as a lower resistance to infection. They may require more
thorough evaluation and longer antibiotic treatment than young adults who have
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerAvery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
Current as ofNovember 20, 2015
Current as of:
November 20, 2015
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology
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