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Urinary Tract Irritation

Irritation of the bladder and urinary tract may be caused by infection, foreign bodies within the bladder or urethra, bladder calculi (stones), carcinoma or carcinoma in situ of the bladder, or cystitis.

Symptoms. Symptoms include frequency and urgency of urination, incontinence, and frequent trips to the bathroom in the night.

Treatment. Treatment depends on the cause.