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urinary tract infection

What do I need to know about mucus and urinary tract infections (UTIs)?
September 30, 2011 : : 0 comments

Whilst people who have a Urostomy (eg Ileal Conduit) do have a certain amount of mucus in their urine, an increased level may be a sign of a urinary tract infection – more…

What are the signs and symptoms of a urinary tract infection?
September 30, 2011 : : 0 comments

• A strong smelling urine
• Cloudy urine
• And increase of mucus in the urine
• Blood in the urine
• Loss of appetite
• Back pain
• Nausea and vomiting
• Confusion and fever

When do I need to contact my stomal therapy nurse?
September 30, 2011 : : 0 comments

You should call your nurse in the following circumstances:

• You experience any signs or symptoms of a urinary tract infection
• You experience a rash around the stoma, or very red and open skin.
• The appearance or…

Do I need to change the amount of fluids I drink?
September 30, 2011 : : 0 comments

Because having a urostomy increases the risk of developing a urinary tract infection (UTI) you’ll need to increase your fluid intake (unless you are advised differently by your doctor). To further guard…

Signs and symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI)
September 30, 2011 : : 0 comments

• A strong smelling urine
• Cloudy urine
• An increase of mucus in the urine
• Blood in the urine
• Loss of appetite
• Back pain
• Nausea and vomiting
• Confusion and fever

If you notice any of these symptoms you should contact your doctor.

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