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A 19-year-old female asked:

i'm 8 weeks pregnant i have a untreated urinary tract infection, i heard this could cause miscarriage? is this true?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not directly: An untreated UTI in pregnancy can spread up to the kidney causing pyelonephritis. This can spread into the blood causing sepsis which can be life threatening. The best approach is to get a prescription for antibiotics and treat this very simple problem in the first place.

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