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Immune system overreaction may enable recurrent urinary tract infections

The immune system may open the door to recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs) by overdoing its response to an initial infection, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found.

Researchers showed in mice that severe inflammatory responses to an initial UTI cause bladder damage and allow infection to persist longer.… Immune system overreaction may enable recurrent urinary tract infections   

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