A 59-year-old male asked:
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can you have a uti caused by more than one bacteria such as a non std bacteria and one such as chlamydia at the same time?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
You bet: Sexual activity is one of the most effective means of transmission of infection, and persons who have one std have a significant likelihood of having more than one. Syphilis, gonorrhea, trichomonas, chlamydia, hiv, and others can all coexist. Be careful.
Answered on Sep 11, 2012
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