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Do UTI germs enter via the urethra?
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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology
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In brief: Usually
Most UTI " germs" enter the bladder through the urethra.
Other sources of infection can be through sepsis ( though blood stream) or through fistulas ( holes between organs).

In brief: Usually
Most UTI " germs" enter the bladder through the urethra.
Other sources of infection can be through sepsis ( though blood stream) or through fistulas ( holes between organs).
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
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Dr. George Klauber
Agree with Dr. Greenleaf, UTI bacteria almost always enter via urethra. hence need for women to wipe front to back, empty b;ladder after sex & shower rather than bathe.
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