Myths About Urinary Tract Infections

Myths About Urinary Tract Infections

MYTH: If you get a UTI, you have poor hygiene
FACT: UTI can occur even when your hygiene habits are squeaky-clean.
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MYTH: Only women get UTIs
FACT: Unfortunately, UTIs are more common in women but men can also get a UTI, especially after they hit 50.
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MYTH: Only sexually active women get UTIs
FACT: This is far from the truth because there are many other factors that are involved in getting a UTI besides sexual intercourse.

MYTH: More than one UTI is dangerous to health
FACT: Getting more than one UTI doesn’t mean it is more serious. The risk emerges only if the infection spreads to your kidneys.

One Response to "Myths About Urinary Tract Infections"

  1. tutu   November 21, 2016 at 10:48 am

    “unfortunately,UTIs are more common in women” why unfortunately, you want it to be double double equal equal between the two sexes? as a medical practitioner,I concur with the information in this article