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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Endometritis: Inflammation, most often due to infection.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Endometritis: Endometritis is treated with antibiotics, in some cases a D&C may be part of the treatment.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Antibiotics: The only treatment for endometritis is antibiotics, and there are several different ones that can be used, sometimes in combinations. Nothing else hel ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Endometritis: Inflammation, most often due to infection.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Different: The endometrium is the lining of the uterus. Endometritis is an infection in the endometrium. Endometriosis is when the endometrium is growing outsid ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Body part: The suffix 'itis' means inflammation. Endometritis mean inflammation of the endometrium (uterine lining, ) salpingitis means inflammation of fallopian ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Severe cases can cause scarring that may prevent pregnancy.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenan Omurtag
14 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not really: They are two separate pathologies...Not uncommon for them to coexist but. As one nears menopause, endometriosis and its symptoms will recede, but endo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Endometritis: Fever (temp > 101 f, ) mucoid vaginal discharge, pelvic cramping, abdominal pain are the common ones but they are wildly variable from one woman to an ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Khazaei
23 years experience in Gynecology
No: These are completely different entities. Both may cause infertility and pain and irregular periods, but there is no relationship between these 2.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Endometritis: Fever, pelvic pain, and cervical discharge.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Fibroids, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts should not cause a foul odor during menstration. It may be that you have bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor i ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience in Pathology
yes, could be: Endometrial polyps are a common cause of post menopausal bleeding. Not so sure it would cause much pain. Fibroids are usually associated with pain a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is not a very common cause of PID, but it is a relatively infrequent cause of it. You'll find that a lot of the docs on this site will say no, but ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: I wish every question were so easy to answer. Congratulations on a benign diagnosis. Your gynecologist can perhaps help clear up the inflammation if a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Derek Haas
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Yes it can. It depends on the size however and exactly where is the location of the polyp within the uterine cavity. There can be inflammation assoc ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Don't need: A scope to make the diagnosis. The diagnosis can be made with an office endometrial biopsy, it is also very often made empirically based on signs and ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
No,: Different parts of body
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
PID: If untreated 10 to 15% of women with chlamydia may develop pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). Pid may start developing within weeks to months of infec ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Endometritis: Endometritis and very sick? If you really feel very sick, then call the doctor right now! log off and call now - do it.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly : Dysfunctional bleeding is usually the result of a hormone imbalance. The pill is usually helpful. Herpes can recur if one is under stress. Stress can ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you have a total hysterectomy (uterus and cervix removed) no they will not . If you have a supracervical hysterectomy(leave the stu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometritis: Endometritis is an infection of the uterus. Usually this has a fever and the uterus is tender to palpation. It most commonly happens after childbirth, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Bacterial vaginosis usually causes a thin, grey-white discharge and a characteristic bad smell, which could be described as "musty" or "fishy." unlike ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Taslimi
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need work up: You had ultrasound and d&c; the uterus should be clear. Bloating and pain is probably unrelated to your gynecology issues.The ovarian cyst however, is ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes : Because it can damage fallopian tubes.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: Cystitis is usually due to bacterial infection of the bladder, though non-bacterial cystitis also occurs. Neither type should cause vaginal bleeding. ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: Fibroids are benign muscle tumors of the uterus. No one knows their cause. Like many tumors (ie: breast lumps) their cause is unknown.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes, can do: Specially if not treated promptly.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Please see your: Gynecologist. Has the infection already been treated.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Path report: Is this a biopsy? Are you bleeding? Results of a hysteroscopic procedure? Go to the post procedure follow up and discuss the next step with your gyn p ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Kinda depends on the etiology of endometritis and how it was treated. In general it may have no affect on fertility. You might want to start by doin ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Antibiotics: Endometritis is treated with antibiotics, and there are several different ones that can be used, sometimes in combinations.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Try hydroquinone: Depending on the severity and the location, topical creams like hydroquinone may help. See your dermatologist for recommendations specific to your sk ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Endometritis: Pregnancy, childbirth/c-section, and anything involving instrumenting the uterus.
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