The Patient Who Finally Knows Why Her UTIs Won’t Go Away

September 6, 2019

(The Atlantic) – Mann’s case might be remarkable for its duration, but she is part of a growing and worrying trend: More and more UTIs are becoming resistant to antibiotics. And in these cases, doctors are finding it difficult to treat what were once easily cured infections. “They kind of give up on you because they don’t know what to do,” Mann said. She was frustrated and desperate and in pain.