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can u get uti from sex

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Bacteria milked up: There are bacteria from the rectum outside and around the urethral opening, which is only 1-2 millimeters away fro the vaginal opening. They get pushe ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Bacteria milked up: Bacteria from outside and around the urethral opening, which is only 1-2 millimeters away fro the vaginal opening, get pushed up the urethra by the pu ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andria Johnson
15 years experience Family Medicine
Flush them out!: During sex, there are several exchanges. Skin cells, fluids and bacteria are the most common exchanges. Women are most affected during these exchanges ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: Sexual activity may create swelling of the urethra (tube from bladder to outside) or to the urethral outlet. This is a form of physiologic obstructio ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Honeymoon cystitis: Intercourse causes some of a woman's own bacteria to be pushed into her urethra were the can enter the bladder and multiply and cause cystitis. Some ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worries: The bacteria that cause UTI are not likely to infect the oral cavity or cause any symptoms. Nothing to worry about.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Curtis Wong
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Transmitting UTI's: During sex is really unlikely but i suppose it could happen but wouldn't be able to explain it. Men simply don't get uti's from sex due to the lengt ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
UTIs: Nope. Not at all. Utis happen all the time not just after being sexual.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes you can.: Not all urinary tract infections are sexually transmitted. Bacteria can travel up the urethra into the bladder even without sexual intercourse (or mas ... Read More

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