A 33-year-old member asked:
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if someone had symptoms of a uti for a week and didn't get it treated, what would happen?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: There's a chance that the infection would spread to the kidneys, or even the blood, which could be life threatening.
Answered on Apr 10, 2013

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