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Breastfeeding With Endometritis
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Body part: The suffix 'itis' means inflammation. Endometritis mean inflammation of the endometrium (uterine lining,) salpingitis means inflammation of fallopian tube (s), and pid (pelvic inflammatory disease)means inflammation in any female pelvic/reproductive structure, without specifying. ...Read more
Hello, I'm currently suffering from strep a endometritis. I have started penicillin but still getting drainage. I am frightened this is not going to?
Finish the course: Finish the course of antibiotics, and keep the faith that they will take care of the problem. Return to your MD for examination after the meds are finished to be certain the infection is gone. ...Read more
Uterine inflammation: Usually associated with infection in the uterus from retained products of conception or gyn sources of infection. ...Read more
Its different.: Endometritis is an infection of the lining of the uterus (endometrium) that can occur following prolonged labor or cs as well as uterine instrumentation eg: d&c, hysteroscopy. It can also be caused by stds. Endometriosis is a chronic condition, where the hormone- responsive endometrial tissue grow outside the uterine cavity, mostly on the peritoneal cavity or within the ovaries. ...Read more
Location?: I'm not an obgyn, but as I recall, endometritis is infection/inflammation of the endometrium (lining of the uterus) while endometriosis is the abnormal spread of endometrial cells outside of the uterus, triggering inflammation in response to their cyclic bleeding. Ask your obgyn to explain more if needed. ...Read more
What doesLate secretory endometrium with acute and chronic inflammation consistent with endometritis mean?
Pathology report: It means that there is an infection in the endometrial lining of your uterus. ...Read more
History and physical: There usually is no specific test to obtain for pp endometrtis. It is known as a clinical diagnosis which means its diagnosed based upon symptoms (which are what you tell the doctor you are experiencing) and what the exam reveals. Endometritis is diagnosed by the presence of plasma cells in the endometrium which is obtained from an endometrial bx or D&C which are rarely performed in the pp period. ...Read more
Inflammation uterus: Chronic endometritis is inflammation of the uterus and endometrial lining. It might be associated with heavy or light menstrual flows, and occasionally inter-menstrual spotting. A severely affected endometrium may prevent implantation of an embryo and therefore is a cause of infertility. ...Read more