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Severe Weather Alert - Updated: 11:30 am, January 17, 2018

Due to rapidly changing weather conditions, all Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics will be closing today (January 17, 2018) at 2 pm, and will reopen tomorrow (January 18, 2018) by 10 am. 
Urgent Care – Clemmons and Urgent Care – Mocksville will be closing today (January 17) at 4 pm, and will reopen tomorrow (January 18) by 10 am. 
If you have questions, please contact the clinic directly.

Word! Urinary Tract Infection

Word! Urinary Tract Infection

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Urinary Tract Infection

Say: YUR-ih-nair-ee TRAKT in-FEK-shun

The urinary tract includes the kidneys, ureter, bladder, and urethra. The kidneys make pee, then the ureter carries the pee to the bladder, where it is stored. The urethra carries pee out of the body when you urinate (pee). A urinary tract infection (UTI) is when one of these parts (usually the bladder) gets infected.

You might have a UTI if it hurts to pee, you have to pee a lot, your pee looks cloudy or bloody, or if your pee smells bad. You also may have a fever, lower belly pain, or back pain. Kids with UTIs usually take antibiotics to get better.