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could forcing yourself to urinate while partially erect give you a uti?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: There is no danger of that happening.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Please tell me can forcing yourself to urinate while partially erect give you a uti?

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Dr. George Klauber
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No: Bladder neck tends to close when UR erect. Purpose is that you would have antegrade ejaculation, should this occur. Partially closed bladder neck is reason why you have to force urine out if UR erect. Will not cause a UTI

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