A 48-year-old member asked:
Can you get a kidney infection from a toliet seat?
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Urology 45 years experience
No: The bacteria that cause a UTI (e. Coli most common) generally gain access via the urethra (the tube that passes from the bladder to the outside) which does not come into contact with the toilet seat during normal voiding.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Can you swim after getting a kidney infection?
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Infectious Disease 57 years experience
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Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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