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infection of the uterus in children

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Definition: By usual definition chorioamnionitis germs enter from below. Microscopic leaks can occur in those membranes for a variety of reasons, including the fe ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: It is a bacterial or viral infection of the uterus.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine Infection: I think this question needs more info. Let us know if you are pregnant or not.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
32 years experience Gynecology
Endometritis: Pelvic pain and fever are hallmarks of a uterine infection.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometritis: Endometritis is an infection in the uterus. It can be caused by many different types of bacteria. It usually presents with lower abdominal pain, abno ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on type: Some infections are associated with preterm labor, preterm delivery and stillbirth of the fetus. Other infections, like chlamydia, can cause a fetus t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Group B strep: Group B strep can be a normal bacteria that colonizes the vagina in about 20% of women. Typically one would not screen for GBS prior to an HSG. If a d ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jie Xu
Dr. Jie Xu answered
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Bv is not really an infection (a common misconception) hence vaginosis, not vaginitis, and the urinary tract is not directly connected with the uterus ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Antibiotics +: You will need antibiotics that cover a wide spectrum of bacteria, and you may need a d&c. Your physician should tell you what to take and if you need ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
38 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Do not joke!: Infection in the uterus could be a serious problem that you should see your doctor promptly for, because it could result in a lot of complications lik ... Read More

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