Cystitiscan cause problems with peeing andmake you feel unwell.
Cystitis in adults can cause:
In adults, cystitis doesn't usually cause a high temperature (fever). If you have a temperatureof 38C (100.4F) or above and pain in your lower back or sides, it may be a sign of a kidney infection .
It can be difficult to tell whether a child has cystitis, because the symptoms can be vague and young children cannot easily communicate how they feel.
Possible symptoms of cystitis in young children may include:
Childrenwith cystitis can sometimes also have symptoms usually found in adults, such aspain whenpeeing, peeing more often than normal and pain in their tummy.
You should see your GP if you or your child have symptoms of cystitis for the first time.
Cystitis isn't usually a cause for serious concern, but the symptoms can be similar to several other conditions, so it's important to get a proper diagnosis if you're not sure whether you have it.
If you're a woman who has had cystitis before, you don't necessarily need to see your GP again. Cystitis is very common in women and mild cases often get better on their own. Speak to a pharmacist if you need any advice about treating cystitis .
However, you should see your GP if your symptoms are severe or don't start to get better in a few days, you get cystitis frequently,or you're pregnant.
Children and men should always be seen by a GP if theyhave symptoms of cystitis, as the condition is less common and could be more serious in these groups.
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