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causes of male urinary tract infection

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
40 years experience Geriatrics
Obstruction/ stones: Males with utis require work up. Predisposition is due to obstruction by BPH (enlarged prostate), scars in urethra, stones in urinary tract, prostatitis, frequent catheterizations etc.
Answered on Apr 5, 2018
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Also fistulas between the intestinal tract and the bladder or urethra. Retained urine due to neurogenic bladder dysfunction or severe constipation. Uncircumcised infants in the first 3 - 6 months of life. Males with severe phimosis and retained smegma, or causing ballooning with a tight phimotic ring retaining urine
Jan 2, 2012
Dr. Howard Adler
31 years experience Urology
Multiple: Cause of male UTI are varied and can include - poor fluid intake, phimosis (tight foreskin) and poor hygiene, urianry tratc stones, benign prostate enlargement with incomplete bladder emptying, uretharl stricture, urinary tract stones, and obstruction anywhere in the urinary tract. Furthermore, abnormal connection between the urinary tract and the intestine diverticulitis or cancer may occur.
Answered on Jun 4, 2018
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