Islay Pharmacy

Cystitis in Women

Cystitis is the inflammation of the bladder, often caused by a bacterial infection. It brings discomfort, frequent urination, and a burning sensation. Explore dedicated Cystitis Treatment in Bowmore on the Isle of Islay at Islay Pharmacy. Understanding this condition is the first step towards effective management and relief.

What are the symptoms of Cystitis?

  • pain, burning or stinging when you pee
  • needing to pee more often and urgently than usual
  • pee that’s dark, cloudy or strong-smelling
  • pain low down in your tummy

Symptoms in young children may also include:

  • a high temperature – they feel hotter than usual if you touch their neck, back or tummy
  • wetting themselves
  • reduced appetite and being sick
  • weakness and irritability

Symptoms in elderly, fragile individuals with cognitive impairment (e.g., dementia) and urinary catheter users may also include:

  • changes in behaviour, such as acting confused or agitated (delirium)
  • wetting themselves more than usual
  • shivering or shaking (rigors)

Recognising its’ symptoms is key to prompt care.

When to seek emergency care

You think you or someone else has cystitis and:

  • a high temperature, or feeling hot and shivery
  • a low temperature, or shaking and shivering
  • pain in the lower tummy or in the back, just under the ribs
  • are confused, drowsy or have difficulty speaking
  • are feeling or being sick
  • have not had a pee all-day
  • blood in your pee

How Islay Pharmacy in Bowmore, Isle of Islay Can Help:

  1. Expert Consultation: Schedule a consultation with our knowledgeable team. We actively listen, assess your symptoms, and provide tailored guidance for your Cystitis care.
  2. Medication Guidance: Receive expert advice on over-the-counter medications or prescriptions to address the infection and alleviate discomfort.
  3. Preventive Strategies: Explore preventive strategies to minimise the risk of recurrent Cystitis. Lifestyle adjustments and hygiene tips can make a significant difference.
  4. Empathetic Care: Experience a compassionate and understanding environment at Islay Pharmacy. We’re here to support you through your Cystitis journey.

Persistent or severe symptoms warrant professional attention. If you suspect Cystitis, reach out to Islay Pharmacy in Bowmore, Isle of Islay for expert care, or get in touch if you have any questions.

Please note that the Cystitis Treatment offered at Islay Pharmacy in Bowmore on the Isle of Islay is for women only.