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Yes it is cystitis.
In elderly person, the symptoms may not be typical.
Bacterial infection is the most common cause.
Her urine should be tested and antibiotic should be started as soon as possible.
Sometimes the infection can spread to the kidneys causing more serious complications.
Usually nitrofurantoin or ciprofloxacin is used ti treat the infection.
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can the infection just pass naturally in a few days?