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    What is the difference between simple and recurrent UTIs?

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    Dr Trung Quach

    Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist) Dr Trung Quach MBBS FRACP is an experienced Consultant Nephrologist based in Melbourne, Victoria. He graduated in Medicine from the University of Western Australia … View Profile

    Recurrent UTIs are defined by having more than two infections within 6 months or three infections within 1 year. Recurrent UTIs are also common and education on strategies to prevent recurrent UTIs is very important in order to reduce exposure to multiple antibiotic courses, which can lead to antibiotic resistance over time.

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