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Can leishmaniasis cause premature births?

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Dr. Cindy Juster answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

It's possible: This potentially devastating parasitic infection can cause miscarriage and stillbirth in addition to infecting and damaging many parts of the body, including liver, spleen, bone marrow, respiratory tract, skin, and mucus membranes.

Answered 10/3/2016

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Dr. Michael Tomeo answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Possibly : Infection , especially if systemic can cause pre-mature deliveries.

Answered 10/7/2012

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