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why would i keep getting repeated bladder and or urinary tacts infections? ive been on antibiotics twice within the last 6 months.

By Anonymous March 17, 2010 - 4:52pm
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Hi Anon - While some women get one or two urinary tract infections in their lifetime, others have repeated infections. Most UTIs are due to a bacterial infection, but UTIs can also be sexually transmitted. This type of infection usually does not spread past the urethra. Both partners need to be treated in the case of a sexually transmitted infection.

The following links, including our reference page on UTIs, provide more information on the causes as well as preventive measures. Hope that helps! Take care, Pat





March 18, 2010 - 5:23pm
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