Get Tested in our Clinics at Obria near Lacomb-Crabtree, OR?
What is a urinary tract infection (UTI)? It is a very common type of infection in the urinary system which can involve any part of the system, including the urethra, ureters, bladder, and kidneys.
The urinary tract makes and stores urine, one of the body’s liquid waste products.
Statistics: Urinary tract infections are very common, occurring in 1 out of 5 women sometime in their lifetime.
Symptoms: Some UTIs are symptomatic; others are not. Symptoms typically include needing to urinate often, having pain when urinating and feeling pain in your side or lower back, the need to urinate at night, abnormal urine color (cloudy urine), and strong or foul-smelling urine.
Who can get a UTI near Lacomb-Crabtree, OR?
- Anyone but more common in women (because they have a shorter urethra)
- Older adults (male and female)
- Anyone with an underlying condition (diabetes)
UTI’s can be diagnosed at Obria nar Lacomb-Crabtree, OR with:
- Urinalysis: This test will examine the urine for red blood cells, white blood cells, and bacteria. The number of white and red blood cells found in your urine can actually indicate an infection.
- Urine culture: A urine culture is used to determine the type of bacteria in your urine. This is an important test because it helps determine the appropriate treatment.
How do we treat the UTI at our center near Lacomb-Crabtree, OR??
Antibiotics are typically used to treat urinary tract infections. Your healthcare provider will pick a drug that best treats the particular bacteria that’s causing your infection. It’s very important that you follow your healthcare provider’s directions for taking medicine. If the infection is not treated completely with the full course of antibiotics, it can return.
How can I prevent getting a UTI?
- Practicing good hygiene: always wipe from front to back after a bowel movement. Women should also use good hygiene practices during their menstrual cycle to avoid infections. Changing pads and tampons frequently, as well as not using feminine deodorants, can also help prevent UTIs.
- Drinking plenty of fluid
- Urinating frequently
- Changing clothing
- Post-menopausal, check with your provider for some estrogen-containing vaginal cream
Contact Obria to get tested today. Call us @ 541 258-3500 or Text 541 257-5722
What are Obria’s Pregnancy COVID-19 Policies?
Obria Medical Clinics continues to remain open and has taken all necessary precautions to protect our patients, staff, and volunteers from COVID-19. All persons seeking services from Obria will be screened prior to entry into the Clinic. Masks are required for all staff, volunteers, and patients.
Do I need an appointment?
Walk-ins are welcome; however, it is best to make an appointment to minimize your office wait time, please call us @ 541 258-3500 or make an appointment. 785-842-6499.
At what point should I schedule an appointment?
We recommend you make an appointment if you are experiencing any UTI symptoms.
What should I expect when I come in for my initial visit?
After completing paperwork, you will meet with our medical professionals to review your medical information and test and if appropriate treat your condition.
Is there a fee for your services?
All our services are provided at low or no cost.
What will I need to bring with me when I come in?
All you need is photo ID.
Can I bring anyone with me?
Absolutely, you can bring your boyfriend, family member or friend. We will talk with you privately first. Then provided you have given us consent to have them in the room, your guest will be able to join you.
What if my boyfriend or parent calls to see if I came in?
We adhere to a strict HIPAA privacy and confidentiality laws. Patients will be protected from disclosure of information that violates their right to privacy except where required by law, required for public health reasons, required to avert a threat of harm to the patient or a third person, or when other circumstances may reasonably warrant such use or disclosure without prior authorization (e.g., abuse reporting, suicide/homicide prevention, etc.)
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Lacomb is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Linn County, Oregon. Crabtree is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Linn County, Oregon, United States. It has a post office with a ZIP code of 97335. Crabtree lies off Oregon Route 226 about 10 miles (16 km) east of Albany.
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