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UTI after rectocele surgery?

Hello everyone!  I am a 63 year old woman and had rectocele surgery 2 1/2 weeks ago.  I have now developed a UTI.  I had the surgery done because of recurring UTI's.  I don't understand why I got this now.  Does anyone have any insights as to why this has occurred:  I feel very discouraged.
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Did you have a catheter at any point during the surgery, or after? If you did, that can cause a UTI.

Did the surgeon who performed the surgery diagnose you with the UTI? Make sure that he/or she knows about the infection. You'll want to make sure it's not a complication of the surgery.

Let us know how you're doing, and feel better soon!
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Thanks for responding to my question.  Contacted the surgeon and they did the test and confirmed it was definitely a UTI.  Got medicine and all taken care of.  Thank for the advice.
I hope you don't get anymore, and that this was just from the procedure itself.

I'm glad you're feeling better now!
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