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What is done for a uterine infection?

What is done for a uterine infection?

Antibiotics: Documented intra-uterine infections are treated with antibiotics, minor ones are usually treated on an outpatient basis. Serious infections may require IV antibiotics, and sometimes d&c. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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If your girl friend has uterine infection is it contagious?

If your girl friend has uterine infection is it contagious?

Definitions.: The uterus comprises the cervix and the body. Cervical infections such as chlamydia, human papilloma virus and gonorrhea are sexually transmitted infections. Endometrial infections are more rare and are not generally sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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I'm 9 weeks pp and have a uterine infection. What changes should I be watching for that would require a call to dr? Pain is slightly worse and nauseous.

I'm 9 weeks pp and have a uterine infection. What changes should I be watching for that would require a call to dr? Pain is slightly worse and nauseous.

Please call your OB: You must ask this to your OB as your OB knows what is going on with you , what meds you are on and what is causing the infection, but if you are feeling worse that would be a reason to call as if you were my pt i would have you evaluated in the er since office most likely closed until tuesday as you may need IV meds instead of i assume the oral meds u are on now, so please call today. ...Read more

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If i had a uterine infection (not std), would I have symptoms? If so, what?

If i had a uterine infection (not std), would I have symptoms? If so, what?

Many symptoms: Perhaps the most common symptoms from a uterine infection would be pain, bleeding and abnormal discharge. However, some uterine infections can be asymptomatic. That is why it is critical for women to have routine obgyn examinations. ...Read more

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Home remedies for uterine infection?

Home remedies for uterine infection?

See your doctor: It is crucial to be evaluated and treated by a physician if you have a uterine infection. Untreated, a uterine infection can lead to scarring, infertility and more serious complications. ...Read more

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What happens when a uterine infection is left untreated?

What happens when a uterine infection is left untreated?

Uterine infection: A uterine infection which isnt treated can advance to the fallopian tubes and ovaries causing scarring and damage. Kidney involvement can also occur. ...Read more

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Can a uterine infection be serious you need hysterectomy?

Can a uterine infection be serious you need hysterectomy?

Rarely: Uterine infection is treated aggressively with antibiotics. This therapy is curative in an overwhelming majority of cases. However, some uterine infections are so severe that a hysterectomy is required. This occurs very rarely. ...Read more

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Are you likely to have another uterine infection if you've had one before?

Are you likely to have another uterine infection if you've had one before?

Depends: If you have the same focus of infection as before, yes (i.E, retained foreign body or high risk sexual activity). If the predisposing factor is gone, then it becomes much less likely. ...Read more

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Had miscarriage, now very sore. Could this be a uterine infection?

Yes: Few question: did you have a D&C or did you miscarry on your own? Any surgery increases your infection risk. I would strongly advise you to get checked asap - an infected uterus can be life-threatening. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an uterine infection or not after medical abortion? Bled for two weeks after using misoprostol and now spotting heavily.

How do I know if I have an uterine infection or not after medical abortion? Bled for two weeks after using misoprostol and now spotting heavily.

Normal pattern : You can bleed as long as 4 weeks after a medical abortion. Signs of infection are vaginal discharge with odor, pain, cramping and bleeding longer than 4 weeks. A serious symptom is fever. ...Read more

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I had a micro preemie at 24 weeks due to a uterine infection that caused preterm labor. How likely am i to have another preemie?

I had a micro preemie at 24 weeks due to a uterine infection that caused preterm labor. How likely am i to have another preemie?

Varies: If it was truly due to an infection and that infection is treated and cured, you would be at no higher risk than usual.However, if there were other contributing circumstances, like early cervical shortening, any abnormalities of uterus, then the risk could be a lot higher. It's an excellent thing to talk to a maternal-fetal medicine specialist about and what you can do pre-pregnancy to prevent. ...Read more

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Can a uterine infection cause dizziness in mom and fast heart rate in baby?

Can a uterine infection cause dizziness in mom and fast heart rate in baby?

Yes.: Intraamniotic infections can cause maternal sepsis (headache, weakness, fever, myalgias) and fetal tachycardia - they are even associated with adverse neurological outcomes such as cerebral palsy in rare occasions. Prompt diagnosis and treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics is likely to prevent major complications. ...Read more

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I am having severe lower belly pain similar to how it felt when I had a uterine infection when I had my son. What could it be?

I am having severe lower belly pain similar to how it felt when I had a uterine infection when I had my son. What could it be?

Get checked: Belly pain can be from your uterus, ovaries and intestines. Considering you feel similar getting checked out an the emergency room would give you the best answers and peace of mind. ...Read more

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Would a uterine infection or UTI elevate white blood cell count? Or platelet count?

Would a uterine infection or UTI elevate white blood cell count? Or platelet count?

UTI/WBC: Your white blood cell count could be elevate with a UTI if the infection has started to go systemic. The white blood cell count is an indication that your body is fighting off an infection. ...Read more

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What to do for a kidney infection if breastfeeding?

What to do for a kidney infection if breastfeeding?

Call your Ob: If you are still breast feeding and think you have a bladder infection, call the obstetrician. Certain antibiotics can't be used while you are breast feeding. Additionally, drink lots of water. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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


Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more