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what is the definition or description of: infection of the uterine lining?

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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.
Answered on May 7, 2013
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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 the fallopian tubes if untreated.
Answered on Jan 23, 2016

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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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Dr. Frank Kuitems
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Yes: You're really have to ask your doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment I can't even guess what he would be talking about

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