Other conditions, such
diabetes, lack of activity, poor hygiene, or problems
Use of medicines that can cause difficulty
urinating or a complete inability to urinate. If you think your medicine may be
causing urination problems, talk to your doctor.
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 do young adults who have
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.