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Symptoms of cystitis

What are the symptoms of cystitis?

The symptoms of cystitis generally affect urination, for example frequent urination, painful urination or blood in the urine. In some cases it can also cause fever and pelvic pain. Women's health advisor Emma Thornton discusses what the symptoms of cystitis are and how long they should last.

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  • Kirsty's photo avatar
    Kirsty — 23.11.2017 10:26
    How can i stop my symptoms re-occurring

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  • Clare's photo avatar
    Clare — 23.10.2017 12:36
    Fab info, thank you.

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    Mandy — 23.10.2017 11:39
    Great page!

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Did you know?

Cystitis is sometimes known as ‘honeymoon cystitis’. Why? Well, during sex, bacteria can spread from the perineum to the urethral opening. The risk of developing cystitis is therefore increased depending on the frequency you have intercourse (sorry honeymooners!).

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