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What are the symptoms of a UTI?

Dysuria, urinary frequency, cloudy urine, offensive smelling urine, supra-pubic pain.


What are the complications of a UTI?

Can cause cystitis, renal infection, prostate infection


What are the common microbial causes of a UTI?

Usually E.Coli (85%) Can also be caused by staph, fungi, virus and TB


What are the treatment options for a UTI?

Increase fluid intake, occasionally antibiotics required (amoxycillin, trimethoprim), frequent urination.


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1=renin 2=angiotensinogen 3=angiotensin I 4=angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) 5=angiotensin II 6=adrenal cortex 7=increase in aldosterone release 8=peripheral vasoconstriction 9=increase in Na+ reabsorption