Urinary Tract Infection Complications in Humans
Urinary tract infections complications occur because if you start to feel the symptoms of urinary tract infection and allowed to drag on untreated, especially if it is frequent, the possibility of urinary tract infection can lead to complications such as:
- Kidney disorders. When a person is exposed to an infection of the bladder, the bacteria can go up and enter the kidneys. If so, then the person is at risk for kidney infection (pyelonephritis) with symptoms of back pain, nausea, fever, to chills. Untreated kidney infection can lead to permanent damage to the organ.
- Sepsis. This complication occurs when the infection spreads into the bloodstream. Sepsis includes a lethal condition.
- Narrowing of the urethra (in men)
- Pregnant women at risk of preterm delivery and low-birth-weight babies