In the year since I was originally diagnosed with ET, I have experienced two urinary tract infections ~ both in August 2021 and 2022 ~ especially after a few days of high activity in hot weather. I have never had problems with UTIs before so I’m wondering if this is common for others since our immune systems are a bit compromised? I was given an antibiotic which (thankfully) seemed to work quickly in both cases. I’m conscientious about my hygiene & drink plenty of water & fluids to stay hydrated… read more
I never have experienced UTI .
Sometimes colored i under wear can do that.
My doctor told me only use white..
I have and haven’t had problem's😁 since
Thanks for your comments! Good concerns to consider. Yet, I don’t think my problem is specifically related to color or material as I’ve never had this issue before ET diagnosis. My guess is that heat/humidity/long term activity now makes me more susceptible to this issue if I don’t cool off or shower shortly thereafter. Hydration is always critical, too! 😉
I haven’t had a UTI problem. The underwear suggestion is good and also not too tight. Bacteria like to grow in dark moist places. Linda
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