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can I get a uti from my girlfriend

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: No, sex during the menstrual period is very common and does not lead to uti.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Urinary : Urinary tract infections (UTI) are often caused by bacteria. A common way that females can get a UTI is if they wipe their bottoms from back to fron ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Pritsiolas
21 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
UTI: Have her urinate after intercourse next time. If it continues to happen, she may need to take one dose of an antibiotic immediately after intercourse ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Roman
25 years experience Internal Medicine
No: you will not get a skin infection if your girlfriend has a UTI
A male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
UTI: I would not think you would become infected at this time
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Yes, in fact, ...: Most UTI in sexually active females occur within 1-2 days after coitus if it happens. So, honeymoon cystitis was coined. However, sex is a part of lif ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely: Although it depends on what you were doing in the restroom. You do not get UTI from toilet seats, or from the toilet paper. Stay healthy and if havi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rowlett
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: No.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Kozakowski
17 years experience Urology
You can get a STD: If your boyfriend cheated on you with someone who has a sexually transmitted disease, then you can contract that from him. A std is different from a u ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Very unlikely: Unlikely to give u a uti, but could pass on a std (sexually transmitted disease such as chlamydia, herpes etc. Another good reason to use condoms. Wom ... Read More

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