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How does a urinary track infection cause dangerous high blood pressure?

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Dr. Foster Carr
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In brief: Urinary blockage

One way it can cause increased blood pressure is from obstructing the flow of urine and causing the bladder to overextend.
Overextension of the bladder can significantly elevate blood pressure.

In brief: Urinary blockage

One way it can cause increased blood pressure is from obstructing the flow of urine and causing the bladder to overextend.
Overextension of the bladder can significantly elevate blood pressure.
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