UTI or urinary tract infection is a condition that is a very common condition in people especially women. Thought to be a condition that will eventually clear up UTI can have very serious long term complications. Here is your complete guide on the condition and why you should get adequate treatment for it. What is UTI? UTI or Urinary tract infection simply put is an infection of the urinary bladder. Caused due to infectious organisms entering the urinary tract and multiplying in the bladder UTI is a very uncomfortable and painful condition that if left untreated can infect the kidneys.