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will a bacterial infection cause me to have a miscarriage?

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Dr. Johnnie Ham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Bacteria Pregnancy: There is no evidence it would. The cervix has a mucous plug to prevent this in pregnancy.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Listeriosis can.: Other than listeria monocytogenes, rare ascending intrauterine infections (staphylococcus aureus, gram negative bacilli, or some gram positive cocci) can cause septic abortion.

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