During this healing phase the lining of the uterus, especially the site where the placenta was attached, is susceptible to infection.
The bacteria get in through the opening of the urethra and move upwards through your urinary tract, first infecting your bladder and then your kidneys.This led to a colposcopy (a procedure that examines the cells in the womb), and pre-cancerous cells were removed."I'd also had trouble with my bowels – bloating, diarrhoea and sometimes bleeding. My second and third pregnancies happened soon after, and although Alana and Leo were premature, they're both fine. "Then, last summer, I had severe pain during intercourse.This can happen if you wipe your bottom after going to the toilet and the soiled toilet paper comes into contact with your genitals. In rare cases, a kidney infection can develop if bacteria or fungi infect the skin and the infection spreads through your bloodstream into your kidney.However, this type of infection usually only occurs in people with weakened immune systems.