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Anal bacterial infection without anal sex

Patient: Can you get a anal bacterial infection without having anal sex

 

 

Symptoms: Anal itching and irritation

 

 

Doctor: Thank you for your question. Yes, you can contract an infection in this area without having anal intercourse. There are many ways this can happen. If you are concerned that you may have an infection, please consult a physician as soon as you can in order to have the are examined and start treatment if necessary.Thank you for choosing askthedoctor.com

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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