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Swartz Creek, MI
A 55-year-old female asked:

Just diagnosed with uti 4 days after colonoscopy! is there a relationship?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dahlia Philips-Rodriguez
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease 19 years experience
Possibly: The prep for colonoscopy which give you diarrhea may result in some dehydration which can leave you prone to developing a uti.
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Dr. Scott Welker
General Surgery 29 years experience
None.: There is no connection at all. Colonoscopy has risks, but UTI is not one of them. If you get frequent utis, though, you might want to look into why. Start with your family doctor.
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Last updated Sep 9, 2018

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