UTIs and Bladder Infections—What’s the Difference?

These infections plague women more, but men can get them, too.

Sometimes the terms UTI (urinary tract infection) and bladder infection are used interchangeably, but they are not quite the same. “A bladder infection implies that the bladder is the origin of the infection,” explains geriatrician Michelle Eslami, MD, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “It is a type of a urinary tract infection. Other terms used to […]

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