Medical Definition of Pregnancy danger from urinary tract infection
Pregnancy danger from urinary tract infection (UTI): A pregnant woman who develops a UTI should be treated promptly to avoid premature delivery of her baby and other risks such as high blood pressure. Some antibiotics are not safe to take during pregnancy. In selecting the best treatment, doctors consider various factors such as the drug's effectiveness, the stage of pregnancy, the mother's health, and potential effects on the fetus.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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