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Is a uti transferable through sex?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
UTI: Not commonly, but unprotected anal intercourse can produce UTI in men, may contaminate the perineum in their female partner. Trauma to the female urethra during vaginal intercourse can predispose to uti. There is no direct transfer of organisms from one to the other producing uti.

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