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Is it common for teen girls to get a urinary tract infection?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not uncommon

1) if sexually active and not urinating after sex.
2) wearing thong or non-cotton underwear. 3) withholding urination 4) bubble-bath or prolonged tub baths. 5) constipation and constipating diet.

In brief: Not uncommon

1) if sexually active and not urinating after sex.
2) wearing thong or non-cotton underwear. 3) withholding urination 4) bubble-bath or prolonged tub baths. 5) constipation and constipating diet.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Henry Bloom
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

If a teen girl is sexually active, she may get either a urinary tract infection or a sexually transmitted infection, that may have similar symptoms.
Some girls may have simple urinary tract infections without being sexually active.

In brief: Yes

If a teen girl is sexually active, she may get either a urinary tract infection or a sexually transmitted infection, that may have similar symptoms.
Some girls may have simple urinary tract infections without being sexually active.
Dr. Henry Bloom
Dr. Henry Bloom
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice

In brief: Yes

Taking baths, especially bubble baths can increase the risk of urinary tract infections.
Wiping from back to front can also increase the risk.

In brief: Yes

Taking baths, especially bubble baths can increase the risk of urinary tract infections.
Wiping from back to front can also increase the risk.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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