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Causes of male urinary tract infection ?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience in 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

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Several things: The most common is incomplete emptying of the bladder because of an enlarged prostate.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
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UTI: good discussion at wikipedia
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