Can I get a urinary tract infection due to getting pregnant?
No, you cannot get the urinary track infection as a result of becoming pregnant.
You can just as easily become pregnant with a urinary tract infection as when you haven't got one because the urinary tract is separate from the vaginal opening - through which you get pregnant - and is not connected to it. Something to note is that sex can worsen an infection unless some simple precautions are taken, and it is important to get it treated.
Intercourse is one of the predisposing factor for getting the urinary tract infection. E. coli is one of the most common organism to cause urinary tract infection. This organism comes out of your feces. So proper hygiene will prevent the urinary tract infection. It is better to wash your private parts with mild soap, before and after sexual intercourse.
A urinary tract infection occurs when bacteria enters the urinary tract through the bladder. A urinary tract infection is usually treated with antibiotics, and once the pain and frequency are gone you will know that you are recovering. When antibiotics are prescribed, be sure to take the entire course.
What anatomical feature in females is responsible for the higher level of urinary tract infections in females?
To answer the question is somewhat difficult being that these two illnesses are completely different. One is a urinary tract infection which is caused by a bacteria getting into the urinary system and has nothing to do with an STD (sexually transmitted disease). So to answer your question I will offer three different answers. 1) No, urinary tract infections are not contagious and are very common in women. 2) No, a urinary tract infection can…