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A 44-year-old female asked:

why does it seem like i'm getting an uti after my menstural period after having hernia surgery and then gallbladder surgery?

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Dr. Neel Karne
General Surgery 18 years experience
Ask about Foley: Some surgeries such as hernia and gallbladder surgery, the surgeon may place a Foley catheter or straight cath prior to surgery. This can put you at risk for a UTI. You should also look into the antibiotics you were given, they can also lead to UTI. If you have gotten frequent UTI's, you should see a Urologist to get a further work-up

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