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Can you get a UTI from toilet paper?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

I think it would be very possible to get "bad" bacteria like e coli into the urethra or urinary opening by touching toilet tissue there.
Especially if it is visibly soiled or otherwise contaminated.

In brief: Yes

I think it would be very possible to get "bad" bacteria like e coli into the urethra or urinary opening by touching toilet tissue there.
Especially if it is visibly soiled or otherwise contaminated.
Dr. Michael Swor
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