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Could I get a urinary tract infection from a backyard lake?

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

In brief: Unlikely

Only slight chance if the lake was severely contaminated in which case you probably would not go swimming there anyway.

In brief: Unlikely

Only slight chance if the lake was severely contaminated in which case you probably would not go swimming there anyway.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Prolonged exposure in contaminated water can increase risk of urinary infections especially by bacteria such as pseudomonas which thrive in water.

In brief: Yes

Prolonged exposure in contaminated water can increase risk of urinary infections especially by bacteria such as pseudomonas which thrive in water.
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh
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