Urinary Tract Infection

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A urinary tract infection (or UTI) is an infection involving either the kidneys, ureters, bladder, or urethra.

Risk Factors

Woman are more likely to acquire a UTI compared to men, unless those men happened to be named Dick or Willie. Other names that confer a higher lifetime risk of UTIs include Cox, Wood, and Ball.[1]


ID consult.[2] Maybe urology too.


As with any other medical condition that does or doesn't warrant antibiotics, the treatment is vancomycin and Zosyn.

Related Topics


  1. Study: People Named Willie, Dick & Johnson at Higher Risk for UTIs (Gomerblog)
  2. Tips: How to Suck at Calling Consults (Gomerblog)

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