How Is Bladder Infection in the Elderly?

Q:
How is bladder infection in the elderly?

A:
Bladder infection is one of the types of urinary tract infection (UTI), and UTIs are among the most common infections in the elderly.

But the symptoms may not follow the classic pattern. Agitation, delirium, or other behavioral changes may be the only sign of a UTI in elderly men and women.

This age group is also more likely to develop serious complications as a result of UTIs.

Key word: bladder infection elderly

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