UTI Symptoms

Submitted by Thiruvelan on Thu, 06/24/2010

The most common symptom of urinary tract infection is having a frequent visit to bathroom, but with little urine each time and burning sensation during pee.

Young child’s symptoms of UTI

  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive crying not stops by feeding or holding.
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fever
  • Nausea and vomiting

Older children’s symptoms of UTI

  • Flank or lower-back pain (with a kidney infection)
  • Frequent urination
  • Very small quantity of urine at a time may be with burning sensation.
  • Incontinence
  • Abdomen or pelvic area pain
  • Urination painful (dysuria)
  • Cloudy urine or with an unusual smell

Symptoms of lower UTI (e.g., cystitis, urethritis) in adults

  • Back pain
  • Urine with blood
  • Urine with cloudy appearance
  • Inability to urinate even with the urge
  • Fever
  • Frequent need to urinate
  • General discomfort (malaise)
  • Urination with pain (dysuria)

Symptoms of upper UTI (e.g., Pyelonephritis) in adults

  • burning with urination
  • increased frequency of urination
  • fever, nausea, chills, and vomiting and/or
  • flank pain over the affected kidney