Harvard Women's Health Watch
The growing problem of drug-resistant UTIs
Urinary tract infections can be dangerous. Here’s how to recognize, treat, and prevent them. More than 2.8 million antibiotic-resistant infections now occur in the United States each year, according to a CDC report published in November 2019. Among them are a growing number of urinary tract infections (UTIs) that can no longer be treated with the most common antibiotics.