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Doctor insights on: Does Chlamydia Cause Post Partum Endometritis

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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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Me and my partner were treated same day for chlamydia. We had relations on the seventh day that night. Did we cause reinfection?

Me and my partner were treated same day for chlamydia. We had relations on the seventh day that night. Did we cause reinfection?

Azithromycin: I will assume you each took one gram of azithromycin. As long as you waited for 48 hours after taking the medication you are just fine. There is a 48 rule for chlamydia following azithromycin. ...Read more

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HOW long does it tAke foR chLamydia to cause cervicitis?

HOW long does it tAke foR chLamydia to cause cervicitis?

Within a few days: STD's can show up within s few days to weeks. Cervix iris is PID, a complicTion quite serious. Treat promptly as can cause infertility ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to cause pid?

How long does it take for chlamydia to cause pid?

that's very variable: Damage may start quickly in some females (weeks to months) and longer in others. ...Read more

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How long does chlamydia take to cause infertility?

How long does chlamydia take to cause infertility?

No safe interval: There's no 'safe' time period, so if you are infected (or worry that you might be) you must treat right away. If female you may (or might not) already have suffered some damage; males rarely become infertile from chlamydia infection. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take chlamydia to cause pid?

How long is it supposed to it take chlamydia to cause pid?

Hard to say: It is well known that stds such as chlamydia, especially in long standing infections, can lead to pid; however, pid ranges from subclinical and asymptomatic to severe, so it is impossible to give a time line because 1) many patients don't even realize they have pid and 2) the progression will depend on host immune system function. If you are concerned, you can be checked for active disease. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia cause a man to become infertile in the future?

Can chlamydia cause a man to become infertile in the future?

It is possible: A chlamdia infection could spread to the epididymis & in rare cases that could lead to sterility. ...Read more

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My partner suspect that he has a chlamydia is this transmittable?what specific antibiotic to fight chlamydia.what cause chlamydia. tanx

My partner suspect that he has a chlamydia is this transmittable?what specific antibiotic to fight chlamydia.what cause chlamydia. tanx

STD: Transferable YES! Where did he get it? You and he should be diagnosed and treated and any other partners interacting, or you just keep circling the bacteria. Azitnromycin or doxycycline are commonly used. ...Read more

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Can having anal sex often cause chlamydia?

Can having anal sex often cause chlamydia?

Misinformed?: Chlamydia is an infection. It is transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected human through sexual contact. The sexual act itself has no role in whether one gets infected or not. ...Read more

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I have pain during sex (when he first enters). so could I have have chlamydia which caused urethritis?

I have pain during sex (when he first enters). so could I have have chlamydia which caused urethritis?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is often a “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea & fever. ...Read more

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. Ana Adelstein
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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