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A 20-year-old male asked:

does an uti cause visible symptoms like a redness on genitals or somth? i have dark urine and a redness but my blood and urine test are pretty normal?

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Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A UTI will generally not cause any discoloration of the genital area. You may have something else (like yeast) that can coexist with a uti.

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