Some people are more prone to getting a <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>UTI</span>
than others. Any abnormality of the urinary tract that obstructs the flow of urine or an enlarged prostate gland, presence of catheters, or tubes, placed in the urethra and bladder, people with diabetes have a higher risk of a UTI
because of changes in the immune system. In adult women, the rate of UTI
s gradually increases with age. One factor may be that a woman's urethra is short, allowing bacteria quick access to the bladder.