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infection of the pregnancy membranes

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
Pregnancy infection: Chorioamnionitis is the medical term for a bacterial infection of the uterus and pregnancy membranes during pregnancy. When not detected and treated, ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Delivery: Amnionitis/chorioamnionitis is a very serious infection that is usually not resolvable with antibiotics alone. Delivery is usually the only option bo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Group B strep: If the vagina is colonized with group b strep and the membranes rupture. The baby is exposed to this infection the longer the membranes remain rupture ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Wright
35 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics&delivery: Effective antibiotics can be given to minimize the risk to the baby. Delivery does not have to be done emergently by c-section, but the baby should be ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vaginal Infection: In pregnancy it is not unusual to have an increased vaginal discharge. However, it it is accompanied by itching, a foul smell , or a discoloration, yo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Discharge: Bacterial overgrowth in the vagina due to altered flora, bacterial vaginosis, is a more common problem than invasive bacterial infections. This entit ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Same as nonpregnant: A vaginal infection during pregnancy is usually accompanied by an increased discharge over normal for pregnancy. It may be thick, curd like, itchy a ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Fever: Before streptococcus enters blood stream, there is usually some site in the body that is already infected and fever is a likely early symptom. For goo ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Fever: And extreme pain and probably premature labor.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain during voiding: Burning usually throughout the urinary stream, pelvic pressure, frequency of urination, backache, sometimes fever.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal vestibulitis: A raw area in the nose is frequently caused by a bacterial infection of the lining of the nose. Sometimes this is MRSA (methicillin resistant staph a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not normally: Classic pregnancy sxs usually don’t begin until after your period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nause ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Protection gone: Uterine membrane is a protective barrior to featus, do not allow to get infection to baby and mother , prolonged disruption will cause infection besid ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Pain, fever.: Abdominal pain, decreased fetal activity and fever usually are the main manifestations of the intraamniotic infections.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
High for STDs: Depends what time of the month for pregnancy, if that happened to u or someone u knows that is terrible and feel sorry, but that person needs to see t ... Read More
A 53-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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Pain,blood,frequency: Burning or stinging with urination, need and urge to void frquently, foull-smelling urine ; blood in urine are most common symptoms. Feeling of incom ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unclear: There is not a known condition called thickening of the cervix. That is not a diagnosed or a known condition.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes genitalis: May not feel anything at all, may be tingling sensation, pain, development of blisters, etc. If this becomes severe, see a doctor and get treated wit ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oren Lerman
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Pain, swelling: Pain, swelling, fever, tooth ache, pain with chewing, tingling or numbness on the cheeck.
A 42-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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
23 years experience Family Medicine
Bacterial bronchial: Productive cough, fever, chills and sometimes shortness of breath.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Conceivalble: But not likely. If the volume of discharge due to the yeast infection is inordinately high, one might theorize that it could mix with menstrual blood ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
GBS more important: If by "gbs" you mean group-b strep, that needs to be addressed first, as it can be passed to your baby at delivery. See your doctor. If you have a vag ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
GBS: You should be on antibiotics before going into labor. Discuss this with your OB doctor.
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