Cystitis is a type of UTI where the bladder becomes inflamed or irritated causing pain and discomfort.
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Most UTIs are caused by bacteria

The infection spreads up the urethra (the tube that connects the bladder to the outside of your body) and once it reaches the bladder…

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Getting to know cystitis symptoms

Being able to recognise cystitis and other UTI symptoms is important so you can decide whether to self treat or consult a healthcare professional.

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A few self-care tips on prevention

So what can you do to prevent cystitis? Here are a few general tips to help you develop good urinary health habits.