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Could chronic utis cause bladder cancer?
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In brief: Possible but rare
Rarely, chronic inflammatory conditions of the bladder including chronic infections or chronic catheterization can lead to bladder cancer.

In brief: Possible but rare
Rarely, chronic inflammatory conditions of the bladder including chronic infections or chronic catheterization can lead to bladder cancer.
Dr. Matthew Thom
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology
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In brief: Yes
By chronically irritating the lining of the bladder, repeat UTI may lead to a type of cancer called squamous cell carcinoma, in some but not all individuals.

In brief: Yes
By chronically irritating the lining of the bladder, repeat UTI may lead to a type of cancer called squamous cell carcinoma, in some but not all individuals.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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