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Can e-coli lay dormant and then suddenly cause kidney infections?
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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No
E. Coli is commonly found around the external urinary openings but it does not lay dormant.
It will actively infect when it can. Infections may appear suddenly.

In brief: No
E. Coli is commonly found around the external urinary openings but it does not lay dormant.
It will actively infect when it can. Infections may appear suddenly.
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