• October

    28

    2020
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Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection

According to the data and survey of national Healthcare, safety gets work this catheter-associated urinary tract infection is one of the most common types of health-related infection which involve certain parts of the urinary system such as bladder, kidney, ureter, and urethra. 

What is catheter-associated urinary tract infection?

This infection is caused due to indwelling catheters and it is one of the most common infections any person can contract in the health care or hospital sector. This interval in theatre is a tube-like structure that is inserted in the urethra and is used in draining out urine from the bladder into a collection bag.

Symptoms of catheter-associated urinary tract infection-

  • blood in the urine 
  • bad urine odor 
  • urine leakage around the catheter 
  • discomfort in the lower back 
  • abdominal pain 
  • fever 
  • weakness 
  • vomiting 
  • nausea 
  • cloudy urine

If you are already hospitalized due to any other disease then it can be difficult to diagnose this catheter-associated urinary tract infection because the symptoms will be similar to your original endless. If the person is above 50, then a change in mental condition and confusion can be a symptom of this infection.

Causes of catheter-associated urinary tract infection-

The most common cause is advection occurred due to the entrance of bacteria or fungi in the urinary tract through the catheter and then they simply multiply and cause severe infection.

Other causes of this are catheter may become contaminated due to insertion, or the drainage bag if empty or bacteria from bobble movement may enter into the catheter, or catheter is not regularly being cleaned, or urine in catheter bag may be flowing back towards the bladder, etc.

One of the simplest ways to reduce the risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infection is to have hygienic and clean insertion and removal techniques in your lifestyle.

If you are suffering from catheter-associated urinary tract infection or any other kind of kidney disease or urinary disease then you can consult BK Arogyam. This Ayurvedic health care center and successfully operating since 1979 and has cured more than a lakh patient worldwide. It has Ayurvedic treatment and medication of almost all diseases and cures the disease of the root cause and provide patient with permanent relief.




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