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What causes hematometra cervix stenosis post-menopausal? Pelvic pain. Ultrasound no thickening. No bleeding. Could it be estrogen deficiency? Worried

What causes hematometra cervix stenosis post-menopausal? Pelvic pain. Ultrasound no thickening. No bleeding. Could it be estrogen deficiency? Worried

Pelvic pain: If you have not already done so you must discuss this with your gynecologist.

If you are still not satisfied you might seek a second opinion.

Gynecologists know what they are doing - at least the ones with whom I interact. ...Read more

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I have recently been diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix and I think I have hematometra. Can hematometra cause urinary discomfort?

I have recently been diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix and I think I have hematometra. Can hematometra cause urinary discomfort?

No: A hematometra is a buildup of blood and tissue in the uterine cavity (in your case from blockage of the cervix). Symptoms can range from none to lower abdominal pain and cramping. Many times these symptoms are alleviated by draining the cavity with a d and c. ...Read more

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I have a hematometra, what is the cause? Should I be worried as I am not able to see my gynaecologist for 2 months?

I have a hematometra, what is the cause? Should I be worried as I am not able to see my gynaecologist for 2 months?

Imperforate hymen: The most common cause of blood backing up into the uterus (hematometra) is a hymen (barrier) that doesn't allow significant menstrual blood flow to get through it. If that is the case, your GYN MD visit will be able to solve the problem quickly. ...Read more

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I have/had (?) hematometra and had a D&C to remove the blood. My obgyn doesn't know what caused it. No visible causes, should I be worried?

I have/had (?) hematometra and had a D&C to remove the blood. My obgyn doesn't know what caused it. No visible causes, should I be worried?

Hematometra: In many cases, the d&c is enough to cure the problem. Some people just have a narrow cervical opening which can be blocked by anything from inflammation to nothing at all. The d&c opens up this canal, which is the correct treatment if this occurred. Most of the time the hematometra does not come back, especially at your age. There is usually not a visible cause, just a narrow or blocked cervix. ...Read more

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Help! I have a hematometra?

Help! I have a hematometra?

Hematometra: Please see a gynecologist for help with this condition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about hematometra?

Can you tell me about hematometra?

Hematometra: Hematometra is a collection of blood in the uterus. It is usually caused by a blockage or stenosis of the cervix. It can also happen after pregnancy, d and c, other cervical surgery or infection. Sometimes it requires surgery to drain the collection. It can cause pain, and sometimes can become infected. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about hematometra?

What can you tell me about hematometra?

Blood trapped: Hematometra refers to menstrual blood trapped inside the womb, when the cervix is obstructed. This can happen after a woman had a ionization done on her cervix for an abnormal pap smear. The cervical canal can then get obstructed from scarring of the cervix. The narrowing may need to be reopened by dilatation in the OR under anesthesia. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of hematometra?

Signs and symptoms of hematometra?

Pelvic pain: Pelvic Pain is the most common. Also abnormal bleeding or lack of bleeding. ...Read more

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What does 'irregular endometrium with hematometra' mean?

What does 'irregular endometrium with hematometra' mean?

Hematometra: It means there is some blood trapped in the uterine cavity. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I have irregular endometrium with hematometra?

Should I be worried if I have irregular endometrium with hematometra?

Maybe: Hematometra is a collection of blood in the uterine cavity that would make the endometrium appear irregular on ultrasound. If the blood will not pass, treatment such as hysteroscopy with D&C may be warranted to "clean out" the cavity and ascertain the cause of the hematometra if possible. ...Read more

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What are complications of a hematometra? And how would I know if there was an infevtion?

What are complications of a hematometra? And how would I know if there was an infevtion?

Pain: A hematometra would cause pain but little or no bleeding, because the blood is not able to get out. If there wan infection, you would likely have fever.0 ...Read more

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Is hematometra a medical emergency in pre-menopausal women? Are there Any possible complications if left untreated?

Is hematometra a medical emergency in pre-menopausal women? Are there Any possible complications if left untreated?

Pain dictates Tx.: Hematometria is when the blood inside the uterus can't flow out vaginally, for some reason. It usually causes severe cramping and pain and this is typically what guides the timeline for intervention. It is possible for endometriosis and blood collection in the fallopian tubes to result if untreated for long periods of time. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant with hematometra?

What are the chances of getting pregnant with hematometra?

None: Hematometra means that the endometrial cavity has trapped blood in it. The embryo is unable to implant in such an environment. ...Read more

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What treatments are there for hematometra aside from a hysterectomy?

What treatments are there for hematometra aside from a hysterectomy?

Hematometra: Hematometra indicates that blood can not escape but accumulates in the uterine cavity. The other treatment is to establish an outlet for the blood. This is usually accomplished by identifying the canal of the cervix. Then dilate and stretch the canal to let the blood out.. ...Read more

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Hi Dr I was diagnosed of hematometra of about 312mls. My Doctor prescribed evacuation which was done. Ultrasound after two weeks showed the same?

Hi Dr I was diagnosed of hematometra of about 312mls. My Doctor prescribed evacuation which was done. Ultrasound after two weeks showed the same?

Tough Case: This can be a tough case due to all the causes of hematometra. The treatment is different if you have never had periods before and are very young. If you were having periods, then another evacuation with dilate ruin of cervix and possible placement of a tube to keep cervix open for a while is needed. Also, this can be associated with other uterine defects and needs to be worked up by a skilled GYN ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hematometra? Bearing in mind I would like to conceive. Thanks

What is the best treatment for hematometra? Bearing in mind I would like to conceive. Thanks

Depends: It depends on what the cause of the hematometra is. Cervical stenosis is a cause and can be treated with dilation of the cervix.

Scarring due to infection or previous surgery of the cervix or uterus can also cause hematometra.

See your gyn for evaluation. ...Read more

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I had hematometra. They did a d&c im waiting on results. I'm bleeding with clots and have a lot of pain. They didn't open my tubes. What must I do?

I had hematometra. They did a d&c im waiting on results. I'm bleeding with clots and have a lot of pain. They didn't open my tubes. What must I do?

Bleeding post D&C: Call you doctor or visit an ER today.. You are post op having clots and pain. Can have alot of blood loss from the uterus. Call your doctor immediately or go to an ER today. ...Read more

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I was to have my cervix dilated for a 2nd time for hematometra but ended up bleeding. I shoveled heavy snow days prior. Shoveling released blood?

I was to have my cervix dilated for a 2nd time for hematometra but ended up bleeding. I shoveled heavy snow days prior. Shoveling released blood?

Bleeding: Heavy activity can cause increased risk of bleeding in certain circumstances. It sounds reasonable. Why were you having your cervix dilated? ...Read more

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Hematometra cervical stenosis postmenopausal Ultrasound no thickening Pelvic pain Should I wait 2C if it resolves w repeatUS 6wks or D & C now Scared?

Hematometra cervical stenosis postmenopausal Ultrasound no thickening Pelvic pain Should I wait 2C if it resolves w repeatUS 6wks or D & C now Scared?

Act Now.: Hi Debra,
If you are in pain, this would push me to recommend acting surgically sooner rather than later. At 60, you should have no accumulation of blood and very little clear fluid or mucous. Even though the Ultrasound said no thickening, I would take the opportunity to sample the lining of the uterus just to make sure. I am sure that everything will turn out fine. ...Read more

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Cervical stenosis Hematometra US no thickening fluid debris. Pelvic discomfort. Dr isn't worried says fibroids US 6wks then D&C. I'm scared please help?

Cervical stenosis Hematometra US no thickening fluid debris. Pelvic discomfort. Dr isn't worried says fibroids US 6wks then D&C. I'm scared please help?

Don't Worry: Hi Debra,
If you are in pain, this would push me to recommend acting surgically sooner rather than later. At 60, you should have no accumulation of blood and very little clear fluid or mucous. Even though the Ultrasound said no thickening, I would take the opportunity to sample the lining of the uterus just to make sure. I am sure that everything will turn out fine. ...Read more