Oestrogen treatment delivered vaginally may help prevent repeat urinary tract
infections in postmenopausal women, new laboratory research suggests.
The results support the use of vaginal oestrogen as a preventive measure for
postmenopausal women with recurrent urinary tract infections, he wrote in the
recurrent urinary tract infections at bay.
of taking one for the team ? and then these cells shed," Hannan said. "But
shedding too much could allow bacteria to get into the deeper tissue, so this
exfoliation is a double-edged sword."
To learn more about urinary tract infections, visit WomensHealth.gov.