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What are the tests for post partum endometritis?

What are the tests for post partum endometritis?

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

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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How long does a chlamydia test take?

How long does a chlamydia test take?

Quickly: The current chlamydia tests can be run in minutes in the clinic. Results should never take more than a day. ...Read more

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How do you get chlamydia and can it go away?

How do you get chlamydia and can it go away?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia can be transmitted through oral, anal or vaginal sex. It is important to be tested if you have chlamydia (so you can be treated if you have it). A swab is used to take a sample from a man's urethra or a woman's cervix. The specimen is analyzed at a lab. There are also tests that use a urine sample. Chlamydia can be treated with a single dose of azithromycin, or 7 day (sometimes 10 day). ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia from wiping back to front?

Can you get chlamydia from wiping back to front?

Only an STD: Chlamydia does not come from a bacteria that lives normally on your body. You cannot infect yourself. Instead, chlamydia has to come from another person who is already infected. ...Read more

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Can you get treated for chlamydia without a test?

Can you get treated for chlamydia without a test?

Why?: While sometime we would treat for a condition without getting the final, definite diganosis - since the potential benefit outweighs any risk that can be caused by the treatment. And symptoms of Chlamydia can be similiar to several other infections and each requires different treatment so I still out suggest getting tested to determine the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why do some people get chlamydia and others don't?

Why do some people get chlamydia and others don't?

More than you think: Chlamydia is an std caused by a tiny bacteria-like critter that lives inside of cells. There are often very few symptoms with chlamydia so folks can have it and not know it. It can have very dramatic symptoms as well, such as pid (which can be very serious!). Condoms can provide some protection but abstinence till you are with one person forever is the only truly safe bet for prevention. ...Read more

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Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Infection Of The Uterine Lining (Definition)

An infection of the uterine lining is called endometritis. If the infection involves the uterine wall ...Read more