A 34-year-old member asked:
what are the symptoms associated with an infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?
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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, typically when pushing gently on the uterus. There can also be signs like a foul-smelling vaginal discharge, fever, etc. In cases of postpartum endometritis.
Answered on Jun 3, 2016
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