A member asked:
causes of male urinary tract infection
2 doctor answers
Dr. Pedro Hernandez answered
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
Dr. Howard Adler answered
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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