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infection of the uterine lining signs

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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not yet: You do need to get a diagnosis. Don't procrastinate and you should be fine; if this is cancer and you've kept up surveillance, you are still by far mo ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Not necessarily: Uterine thickening of 9 mm is not bad enough to suspect cancer. Your doctor will guide you further but Cancer is unlikely to be the cause of your Ultr ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: If your lining is thin you would expect light, short periods.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Endometritis : Studies show endometritis moe likely after childbirth or C-section. Endometritis may occur after a pelvic procedure through the cervix such as a D&am ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mostly normal: Women have fluid in the abdomen / pelvis unlike men
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Smelly discharge: Yes you could have uterine infection. See your obstetrician.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Schifilliti
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If there is tissue remaining in the uterus a dilation and curettage may be needed. Other than that the mainstay to treatment would be antibiotics of c ... Read More
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