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What is the most common factor for e coli infection in pregnancy?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Proximity

You didn't state UTI but E.
coli is a common cause. Your poop is filled with E.coli and the proximity of your anus and makeup of your genital structures make cross contamination common in girls/women. Careful front to back wiping and voiding after sex can reduce risk.

In brief: Proximity

You didn't state UTI but E.
coli is a common cause. Your poop is filled with E.coli and the proximity of your anus and makeup of your genital structures make cross contamination common in girls/women. Careful front to back wiping and voiding after sex can reduce risk.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Inoculation!

The same factors exist.
Autoinoculation, or from sexual partner. However, smaller void problems, pressure on the bladder, make autocleansing worse.

In brief: Inoculation!

The same factors exist.
Autoinoculation, or from sexual partner. However, smaller void problems, pressure on the bladder, make autocleansing worse.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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