3/17/2004

Few women who have experienced urinary tract infections are aware of the risk factors or of preventive measures necessary to avoid infections, new surveys show. Only 13% of women aged 18 to 45 surveyed knew that sexual activity is a leading risk factor for bladder infections, and even fewer knew that measures such as proper hygiene could prevent infections. The surveys showed as many as 39% of women hoped the infection would go away on its own.

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