How long can bacteria stay in the urinary tract without causing infection?

Nonsensical question. If bacteria are in the urinary tract. it is already an infection. Whether or not ther are symptoms makes no difference. Discuss with your doctor.

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I keep getting reoccurring urinary tract infections and every now and then bacterial infections how can I prevent it or help the problem?

See below. The number one thing to do is to make that you are wiping front to back as this will help prevent utis. Also, if you are a diabetic you want to get this under control as elevated blood sugars increase your risk for utis. Also consider seeing your doctor for a pelvic if you have not had one. Read more...