A 39-year-old female asked:
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When u have an UTI what is the best soap to ise?

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Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience in Dermatology
It doesn't matter: It doesn't matter what soap you use. You're probably on antibiotics for the UTI and that will take care of it.
Answered on Jun 11, 2014
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Can happen : Some people will complain such symptoms. Others will not. If you're not sure then schedule a visit for a doctor to do an examination.
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