Majority of us never care about urinary tract infection or what causes of this kind of infection. We never care about urinary tract infection until we suddenly experienced it. On that time, we started to being very busy especially get much more information about the UTI. On that time we frequently think what causes a urinary tract infection, we don't really realize how we get that kind of infection and keep asking when and where. After that, we started keep on searching the main factor or causes of uti and finally we find the causes based on what we have done in the past.
My aim to write this short article now is just want to provide a quick answer on what causes of UTI and hope that everyone get clear and quick information regarding on urinary tract infection main cause. There were three types of urinary tract infection. They are urethritis (urethra infection), Cystitis (the bladder infection) and Pyelonephritis (infection in the kidney).What causes a urinary tract infection really are? Majority (which is 80-85% according to en.wikipedia.org) of the uti caused by the bacteria or germs that lived in bowel. It's called Bacterium Escherichia Coli (E. Coli). Other (5-10%) caused by Staphylococcus saprophyticus. Other bacterial that causes this infection are Klebsiella, Proteus, Pseudomonas and Enterobacter.
Other bacteria that causes a urinary tract infection is a Microbes that called Chlamydia and Mycoplasma. This microbe can infect the urethra and the reproductive system but not the bladder. This microbe usually caused by sexually transmitted.
Other causes of UTI infection is depends on our daily hygiene practice. Most of the microorganism that cause of urinary infection exist in anus area. Bacteria can spread to the urethra via the anus actually. If toilet paper touches our anus and then our genitals area after finish 'poo', the microorganism now can then multiply and move through our urinary tract system and finally causing UTI.
Frequently sexual activity also has been said as a major causes of bladder infection (75% to 90%) especially for young women. Using the spermicide and independent of sexual frequency may also increase the UTI risk.
Urinary catheterization also may increasing the urinary tract infections risk. It is advisable to apply catheterizing only when necessary so that the risk will be decrease. Always using aseptic technique for insertion, and maintaining unobstructed closed drainage of the catheter.
Other risk or uti causes are diabetes, being uncircumcised and having a large prostate. A predisposition for bladder infection also may run in families.
As a conclusion, i would like to stress here that majority causes of a urinary tract infection is bacteria infection and sexual activities (especially in woman). I hope the above article regarding on what cause a urinary tract infection is quiet clear and easy to understand. Keep reading on this site to find more about urinary tract infection.