Why do I get UTIs in the summer?

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Kate graduated with a B.A. in Journalism from San Diego State University. She is the Content Manager at Uqora and is responsible for Uqora's social media, newsletters and contributing to the UTI Learning Center.

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Kate graduated with a B.A. in Journalism from San Diego State University. She is the Content Manager at Uqora and is responsible for Uqora's social media, newsletters and contributing to the UTI Learning Center.

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Between swimming and traveling, you may find yourself more prone to urinary tract issues this season.

Bathing suit? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Towel? Check. It’s summer and you’re ready to enjoy the weather and long days. Just when it seems like everything’s going swimmingly, you notice a burning sensation near your urethra and when you pee. Great, another UTI just in time for summer. Urinary tract infections are more common in the summertime, but that doesn’t mean you have to put up with them. Let’s dive into some solutions so you can hit the pool or beach stress-free.

The increase in certain activities in the summer, like swimming, camping, or traveling, may be why UTI frequency goes up in the summer months.


Why are UTIs more common during the summer?


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