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At nursing homes which are predisposing factors for urinary tract infections?
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Dr. Yash Khannaanswered
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Post menopause/cathe: These are the predisposing factors for fecurrent UTI in nursing home 1 post menopausal women, as most in nursing home are postmenopausal 2 urinary incontinance is another factor and common in nursing homes 3 antibiotic use which kills the good bacteria which is protective 4 allergy to soaps, vaginal creams or other chemicals used in the genital area can predispose to utis 5 catheters use in men bph.
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