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Second Trimester Pregnancy – Urinary Tract Infection

Second Trimester Pregnancy – Urinary Tract Infection

Second Trimester Pregnancy – Urinary Tract Infection
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Another thing that can occur with pregnancy because of some of the pressure in your belly and because of the way your blood volume is increasing is you could end up with, or some women end up with a urinary tract infection. And so if you have burning, when you go pee or you have a foul smell to your urine, or you have abdominal pain or discomfort or sharp pains, when you void, you definitely need to be checked out to make sure you don't have a urinary tract infection. Or if you do to get that treated appropriately before it causes any trouble with the pregnancy or a potentially ascending or climbing infection that can affect the kidneys. So if you have any concerns in pregnancy see your healthcare provider, but there's a lot going on in your body. And so reading about pregnancy, getting to know your body better and starting to understand some of the amazing adaptations that are occurring so that you can grow and develop another human being inside you.

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Catherine Hansen, MD

Obstetrician

  • Board Certified Obstetrician & Gynecologist
  • NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner
  • Certified Feminine Power Transformational Leader, Coach & Facilitator

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