A 51-year-old member asked:
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what makes a premature rupture of membranes in pregnancy a high risk for infection?

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Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Group B strep: If the vagina is colonized with group b strep and the membranes rupture. The baby is exposed to this infection the longer the membranes remain ruptured and the longer the baby is not delivered.
Answered on Dec 16, 2012

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