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How common is it that it would turn into sepsis if left in

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How common is it that it would turn into sepsis if left in the bladder. Is it 5% 10%
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Y. replied 3 years ago.
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If left in the bladder, there is a 95-100% chance of developing sepsis at some point from overwhelming infection of that piece left int he bladder. This is why it must be removed.