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    Cystitis and Pyelonephritis - Signs and Symptoms

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    Why is cystitis more common than pyelonephritis? Discuss the signs and symptoms of both.

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    Cystitis is more common than pyelonephritis because it's closer to the external environment in the urinary system. Bacteria would have to travel up the urinary tract, starting from the urinary organs, up the urethra and then towards the bladder. It would first have to pass the bladder, before going up towards ...

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    In 203 words, this solution discusses reasons as to why cystitis is more common than pyelonephritis, along with the signs and symptoms related to each.