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can you get a uti from toilet paper?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Yes: I think it would be very possible to get "bad" bacteria like e coli into the urethra or urinary opening by touching toilet tissue there. Especially if it is visibly soiled or otherwise contaminated.

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Last updated Jun 8, 2018

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