If you experience discomfort in your genital area or when you urinate, you may have an infection. Two types of infections that commonly affect these areas are urinary tract infections UTIs and yeast infections. These types of infections commonly occur in women, but men can get them too.
Back to Health A to Z. Smelly pee on its own is not usually a cause for concern. There are often things you can do to help your pee return to normal.
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Bladder infections and yeast infections. One is enough, but when it rains, it pours. Bladder infections can ultimately lead to yeast infections.
Medically reviewed by C. Fookes, BPharm Last updated on Aug 19, The main difference between a vaginal yeast infection and a UTI is that a yeast infection is caused by the Candida fungus and affects the vagina, whereas a UTI is usually caused by bacteria and affects the urinary tract.
Lots of people with vaginas have this problem. And yeah, burning pee really is the worst. Ridding your body of waste via your urine?
Fungal infections of the urinary tract primarily affect the bladder and kidneys. Species of Candidathe most common cause, are normal commensals in humans. Candida colonization differs from infection in that infection produces tissue reaction. All invasive fungi eg, Cryptococcus neoformansAspergillus sp, Mucoraceae sp, Histoplasma capsulatumBlastomyces sp, Coccidioides immitis may infect the kidneys as part of systemic or disseminated mycotic infection.
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