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A 29-year-old female asked:

Can bacteria from the vagina cause a uti? im pregnant and always have excess vaginal discharge that goes everywhere around my vulva. am i at risk?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Just get tested: Yes bacteria from the vagina can cause a bladder infection. The good news is this is very easy to solve. Have your obgyn test the discharge. Then the cause can be determine and treatment given.

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Last updated Apr 17, 2016

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