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cause of infection of the uterine lining

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood tests/biopsy: First with be a history and physical exam and then possibly blood tests. Also a biopsy of the uterine lining may be needed.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometritis: An infection of the uterine lining is called endometritis. If the infection involves the uterine wall it is call endomyometritis.
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometritis: Bacterial invasion of the lining of the womb is called endometritis and can cause abnormal menstrual bleeding, fever, and a spread of the infection to ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Uterine tenderness: Uterine tenderness is one of the most common symptoms. Obs use the term "tenderness" or "tender" to refer to discomfort or pain in the uterus, typical ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) cannot cause parotitis. Finish your prescription.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annette Fineberg
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Excess estrogen: Your ovaries make estrogen every month and stimulate growth in the uterine lining. After ovulation they make Progesterone that matures the lining and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually bacteria: The lining of the uterus is a perfect substrate for bacteria to grow. In the lab they use blood agar to culture bacteria and the inside of the uterus ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Possibly.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: The Progesterone is to stabilize the lining and then allow it to pass. Sometimes a large amount of the lining pass at the same time while other times ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shirlene Moten
31 years experience Family Medicine
See Your GYN!: A thickened uterus in a postmenopausal woman can be a sign of pathology or something occuring abnomally in the pelvis. You need further evaluation to ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thin lining: At certain times of your cycle the lining is thin - immediately after your period. Estrogen thickens/ grows the uterine lining. A low amount of estrog ... Read More
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