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if i have an infection of the uterus, how can it affect my pregnancy?

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Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Depends on type: Some infections are associated with preterm labor, preterm delivery and stillbirth of the fetus. Other infections, like chlamydia, can cause a fetus to be born blind. See your obstetrician for evaluation and treatment.

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Last updated Nov 20, 2014

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