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can kidney infection cause miscarriage?

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Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Possibly: Any infecton can make the body more prone to miscarry. A kidney infection ranks right up there, especially since the kidneys sit so close to the uterus and if they have a signficnat infection the entire area can get irritated, and that can lead to a miscarriage. Any infections during pregnancy need to be taken seriously for protection of both mom and baby.

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