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Can a bladder infection in a woman lead to a man getting prostatitis, or the reverse?

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Dr. James Kuan
Urology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not as a rule

Though the types of bacteria that cause utis in women and prostatitis in men are similar, this is generally not possible.
However, some men will develop prostate infections related to stis like chlamydia or gonorrhea, and vice versa for women who might have urethral infections. Safer sex practices and regular STI testing is always important.

In brief: Not as a rule

Though the types of bacteria that cause utis in women and prostatitis in men are similar, this is generally not possible.
However, some men will develop prostate infections related to stis like chlamydia or gonorrhea, and vice versa for women who might have urethral infections. Safer sex practices and regular STI testing is always important.
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Dr. James Krick
Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not likely

Assuming we're not talking about sexually transmitted diseases, no this is not a concern.
No transmission of these gram negative organisms in either direction.

In brief: Not likely

Assuming we're not talking about sexually transmitted diseases, no this is not a concern.
No transmission of these gram negative organisms in either direction.
Dr. James Krick
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