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A 20-year-old female asked:

i am not using a condom but i am on birth control, i got two utis in the past 2 months. could this be the reason?

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Dr. Danny Farahmandian
Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
Not the birth: Control pills itself. Having sex can introduce the bacteria near the opening of the urethra and can increase the likelihood of uti's mildly but uti's are fairly common in even people who abstain from sex.

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Last updated Sep 30, 2013

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