UTI Testing & Treatment in Canton & Ann Arbor, MI

Prompt, specialized UTI treatment for your health and comfort at MI Express Urgent Care.

Our Convenient Locations

Canton Location

MI Express Urgent Care in Canton

44237 Michigan Ave, Canton, MI 48188

Monday - Friday : 9 AM - 7 PM
Saturday - Sunday : 10 AM - 6 PM

Ann Arbor Location

MI Express Urgent Care in Ann Arbor

80 S Zeeb Rd Unit 101 C, Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Monday - Friday : 9 AM - 8 PM
Saturday - Sunday : 10 AM - 6 PM

Understanding UTI

Understanding UTI

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are infections that affect any part of the urinary system, including the kidneys, bladder, ureters, and urethra. They are commonly caused by bacteria, but viruses and fungi can also be culprits. UTIs can cause significant discomfort and, if left untreated, can lead to serious health complications.

At MI Express Urgent Care, we offer comprehensive services to diagnose and treat UTIs promptly, helping you avoid potential complications and ensuring a swift recovery. Our expert medical team is equipped to provide personalized care tailored to your specific needs.

Causes of UTI

What Are the Causes of UTI?

UTIs are typically caused by bacteria entering the urinary tract through the urethra. Common causes include:

  • Sexual Activity: During sex, bacteria near the genitals can enter the urethra.
  • Specific Birth Control Methods: Diaphragms can trap bacteria close to the urethra, potentially allowing it to enter.
  • Incomplete Bladder Emptying: Not fully emptying your bladder can leave urine behind, creating an environment for bacteria to grow.
  • Hormonal Changes: Menopause and other hormonal changes can alter the vaginal environment, making it more susceptible to bacterial growth.
  • Catheter Use: Catheter tubes are inserted to drain urine, bypass the body's natural defenses, and increase the risk of infection.

Additionally, the most common types of UTI involve:

  • Cystitis (infection of the bladder)
  • Urethritis (infection of the urethra)
  • Pyelonephritis (infection of the Kidney)
UTI Diagnosing & Testing

UTI Diagnosing & Testing

At MI Express Urgent Care, we rely a variety of diagnostic tools to identify and manage UTIs, including;

  • Urine Analysis: To detect bacteria, blood, or pus in the urine.
  • Urine Culture: To identify the type of bacteria causing the infection.
  • Imaging Tests: For recurrent UTIs or to check for abnormalities in the urinary tract.
  • Cystoscopy: In some cases, referral to a Urologist is needed to examine the inside of the bladder or urinary system.
Treatment Options at MI Express Urgent Care

Treatment Options at MI Express Urgent Care

Our treatment plans are tailored to each patient's needs and may include:

  • Antibiotics: The primary treatment for bacterial UTIs.
  • Pain Relief: Medications to alleviate discomfort.
  • Hydration: Increased fluid intake alone could potentially improve some UTIs, as it assists in flushing bacteria from the urinary tract.
  • Follow-Up Care: To ensure the infection has cleared and prevent recurrence.
Why Choose MI Express Care

Why Choose MI Express Urgent Care?

MI Express Urgent Care offers a wide array of healthcare services beyond UTI testing. We provide comprehensive medical support from primary care focusing on long-term well-being to urgent care for non-life-threatening conditions. Our services include medical weight loss programs, IV therapy, and advanced diagnostics. With convenient locations and a dedicated team of medical professionals, we ensure personalized care tailored to your needs, making us your trusted partner for holistic healthcare solutions.

Get Fast & Effective UTI Treatment at MI Express Urgent Care

Get Fast & Effective UTI Treatment at MI Express Urgent Care

Are you looking for UTI treatment in Canton or Ann Arbor, MI? Contact MI Express Urgent Care to schedule an appointment for UTI treatment or learn more about our services.


UTIs typically involve treatment with antibiotics to clear up completely. Without treatment, there's a risk of the infection spreading and causing more serious complications.

Factors such as delaying treatment, inadequate hydration, resisting the urge to urinate, and consuming irritants like caffeine and alcohol can exacerbate UTI symptoms and prolong recovery.

If you suspect a UTI, seek medical advice promptly, drink plenty of water, and avoid irritants like caffeine and alcohol.

To expedite relief from a UTI, drink lots of water, urinate frequently, apply a heating pad, and consult a healthcare provider for antibiotics, if necessary, for prompt resolution.

Increased fluid intake alone could potentially improve about half of UTIs, as it assists in flushing bacteria from the urinary tract.

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