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Can e coli infection in the uterus block fallopian tube?

Can e coli infection in the uterus block fallopian tube?

Salpingitis: Yes, scarring of the fallopian tubes can occur with any form of inflammatory process. ...Read more

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Escherichia Coli (Definition)

Escherichia coli is a gram-negative, coliform bacterium. There are various strains of E. coli that live in the intestines . Some strains can cause severe abdominal cramps, ...Read more


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Can escherichia coli live in vagina and infect baby?

Can escherichia coli live in vagina and infect baby?

Not likely.: While anything is possible in medicine, even this, it is unlikely. The vagina has an acidic environment the kills most bacteria so the uterus does not get infected. Having said this, urinary tract infections from e.Coli can result from sexual activity, and moreover, venereal diseases, like chlamydia certainly can get to the womb and cause pelvic iflammatory disease, and infect the baby. ...Read more

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Whats e coli in urinary tract infection?

Whats e coli in urinary tract infection?

Bacterial cause.: Urinary tract infections occur when pathogenic bacteria proliferate in the urine, causing inflammation in the urethra, bladder and sometimes the kidney. E. Coli is the most common cause, which is usually found in the colon but can contaminate the urine since the urethra and anus are in such close proximity. Infections are cleared with antibiotics, and should be confirmed by urine culture. ...Read more

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Can e coli live on surfaces?

On wet surface: E coli is present almost every where in the environment including tap water. ...Read more

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What is e coli in water from?

What is e coli in water from?

Misdirected sewage: E coli is an inhabitant of the colon and is involved in digestion. It is easily dealt with in modern sewage treatment. If it gets loose into the soil or water supply, then it can become a hazard. It gets there from badly designed or old sewage systems or sometimes from septic systems too close to wells, and other water sources. ...Read more

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Where r gonadotrophins injected in women with pcos?They r intramuscular or in the ovary or uterus?

Where r gonadotrophins injected in women with pcos?They r intramuscular or in the ovary or uterus?

Intramuscular or subcutaneous: Gonadotropins depending on their purity are either injected subcutaneously or intramuscularly. Subcutaneous is around the navel but underneath the skin. Intramuscular is usually in the thigh or upper hips deep in the muscle. ...Read more

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Stool sample shows heavy growth of nontoxogenic e. Coli & streptococcus salivarius. Is this abnormal/problematic?

Stool sample shows heavy growth of nontoxogenic e. Coli & streptococcus salivarius.  Is this abnormal/problematic?

No: Assuming you are not symptomatic, these bacterial organisms are considered part of the normal gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The GI tract starts at the mouth and ends at the anus. Strep salivarius lives in the mouth whereas E. coli lives in the intestines. In only very rare instances does this strep cause illness. The type of E. Coli mentioned causes UTIs since the urinary and GI tracts are so close ...Read more

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What are shiga toxin-producing e. Coli?

What are shiga toxin-producing e. Coli?

Dangerous bacteria: Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) are bacteria found in various livestock (cows, swine, etc) which can lead to dangerous food borne illness.Recent outbreaks in Europe are due to a specific type of STEC called strain 0104:h4. In the USA E. coli o157:h7 is a more common strain.Each produces a toxin (shiga) which can disrupt colon cells causing bloody diarrhea or destroy kidney cells & lead to HUS. ...Read more

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Define e coli and urinary tract infection?

UTI caused by E.coli: E. Coli are the most common bacteria and normal inhabitants of the large bowel. These bacteria often reach the bladder, most commonly in females, where they can multiply & cause an infection. Hence advice for women to wipe front to back, and empty bladder after sex. ...Read more

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In most cases, is cystitis caused by the bacterium e. Coli?

In most cases, is cystitis caused by the bacterium e. Coli?

Yes: The bacterium is all over the place, including the nearby anus, and the questions is always, "why did the e. Coli gain a foothold?" anything from a stone, a malformation, not drinking water, being unaccustomed to sex, a jackass boss making you hold it. Prostate disease -- try to find the true cause that let the infection get started. ...Read more

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Been prescibed trimethoprim 300mg for e coli in urine. Suspected in vagina, offensive odour. Will antibiotics clear up vaginal e coli?

Been prescibed trimethoprim 300mg for e coli in urine. Suspected in vagina, offensive odour. Will antibiotics clear up vaginal e coli?

Vaginal odor: There are several common reasons for vaginal odors and without seeing you and the vaginal secretions it cannot be assessed effectively. See a gynecologist and get this appropriately addressed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does e coli cause sores on the vagina?

Does e coli cause sores on the vagina?

No need to worry: E. coli is a common bacteria found in the intestines. It should not cause sores. Infections that cause sores include herpes and genital warts. You should have your sores evaluated ...Read more

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Which strain of e coli causes urinary tract infections?

Which strain of e coli causes urinary tract infections?

All: Ecoli should not be in your urine and is the most common cause of uti's. ...Read more

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Does silver help in killing salmonella or e coli from food?

Does silver help in killing salmonella or e coli from food?

In vitro, yes but...: In vivo, it would render your fish dish unpalatable and rather expensive. Since silver ions (single free-form silver) produce free radicles that can kill bacteria(the process can be done in a petri dish), it would mean impregnating and infusing your fish with silver- yuck. ...Read more

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What are the causes of e coli uti?

What are the causes of e coli uti?

Bowel to bladder: Significant amount of stool consists of e. Coli bacteria, & thus skin in perineal area is not unusually colonisd by bowel e. Coli. There is very little disnance from anus to urethral opening in women, & women's urethras avery short, so it is very easy e. Coli bacteria to reach the bladder. Most women secrete vaginal immunoglobulins which can be bacteriocidal, & one reason why most women r UTI free. ...Read more

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Can a e. Coli colony contain flu viruses or other viruses inside the bacteria?

Can a e. Coli colony contain flu viruses or other viruses inside the bacteria?

Not exactly: You're right to prompt the question, in that bacteria can be made more virulent by uptake of "signals" from a bacteriophage. Also, an e.Coli infection does not preclude a superimposed or secondary viral illness--which together compromises the host patient more than a single infection might. However, flu viruses can not live within e.Coli. ...Read more

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Can e coli infection in the uterus block fallopian tube?

Salpingitis: Yes, scarring of the fallopian tubes can occur with any form of inflammatory process. ...Read more

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Told years ago i had retroverted uterus, u/s confirmed.Then two years ago u/s said anteverted and then one year ago said retroverted again! how?

Told years ago i had retroverted uterus, u/s confirmed.Then two years ago u/s said anteverted and then one year ago said retroverted again! how?

"Lost in space": The uterus is supported by ligaments that allow it to be moveable in space and not fixed in a certain position forever. That is the "flip side" of your question. ...Read more

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U/s report said i had a retroverted uterus. Three months later, u/s said it was anteverted and then 6 month later u/s report said retroverted?Why?

U/s report said i had a retroverted uterus. Three months later, u/s said it was anteverted and then 6 month later u/s report said retroverted?Why?

May depend on how: Full your bladder was. A full bladder will lift the uterus up. An empty bladder provides room in the anterior pelvis for the uterus to drop into. Also, were both us examinations the same? Transvaginal would have an empty bladder and transabdominal a full bladder. Finally, having stool in the rectum and sigmoid colon would displace the uterus upwards and forward. ...Read more

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M 35YEAR OLD female..MY UTERUS 's thickness is2.6cm * 4 .8cm but minimal free fludal region is 5.mm..bleeding over here..plz tl me its reason...asap?

M 35YEAR OLD female..MY UTERUS 's thickness is2.6cm * 4 .8cm but minimal free fludal region is 5.mm..bleeding over here..plz tl me its reason...asap?

Thin lining: Hello, it sounds like your uterus is normal in size (2.6 x 4.8) and the endometrial lining is thin (5mm), there is fluid in the uterus and you are having abnormal bleeding? Bleeding in the setting could be caused by a problem with your hormones, for example if you are not ovulating consistently. It could also be caused by a physical problem with the uterus, such as a small polyp. Check with gyn. ...Read more

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What leiomyomatous uterus?

What leiomyomatous uterus?

It means fibroids: Fibroids are non-cancerous growths of the muscular layer of the uterus. They are hormonally driven and can grow in size and cause problems for many women. They can cause pelvic pain, urinary symptoms, and constipation if a large enough size. They can also cause abnormal bleeding and heavy periods. They can also be found incidentally and cause no symptoms or problems. ...Read more

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What is an arcurate uterus?

What is an arcurate uterus?

Indentation at top: An arcuate uterus has a slight indentation of the uterine cavity at the fundus (top) . It is the mildest form of a uterine septum and is of no clinical significance. ...Read more

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What's myomitosis in the uterus?

Fibroids: Fibroids are also known as myomas or leiomyomas. Leiomyomatosis (if that is what you were referring to) is a relatively rare condition in which the uterus is enlarged and completely replaced by innumerable fibroids. ...Read more

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What causes pains by your uterus?

What causes pains by your uterus?

Cramps: Though is may feel uterine in origin, it is often difficult to precisely identify the source of abdominal or pelvic pain. In someone 19 years old, the most common cause of pelvic pains are ovulation, menstrual cramps and constipation. ...Read more

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What is retroverted uterus?

What is retroverted uterus?

Tipped uterus: The fundus of the uterus is tipped towards the hollow of the sa rum instead of pointing towards the abdominal wall. ...Read more

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Why is my uterus fluttering?

Why is my uterus fluttering?

Bowels: If not pregnant, the fluttering feeling is from spasms in the muscles lining the bowels. This is similar to a twitch you feel on your skin but it's located in the wall of the bowel. ...Read more

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What is a retroverted uterus?

Retroverted Uterus: Is a term to describe a normal variant uterine shape, in which the top of the uterus is bent back towards the spine (back), as opposed to the more common anteverted uterus, where the bend places the top of the uterus over the bladder (towards the front). ...Read more

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Does jumping makes uterus loose?

Does jumping makes uterus loose?

Jumping is unlikely: ...Jumping is not likely to "make uterus loose". ...Read more

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I need help my uterus is swollen?

How are you aware : That it is swollen? I can not provide specific information to this general request. I would encourage you to see your gynecologist for evaluation. When the cause of the uterine problem is understood, then appropriate treatment options can be provided. ...Read more

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What do stitches for uterus mean?

What do stitches for uterus mean?

Not sure I: understand what you are referring to. However, dissolvable sutures are often used internally. If incision is abdominal - clips or sutures may be used externally. ...Read more

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Does ejaculation come from uterus?

Does ejaculation come from uterus?

Actually, men: Ejaculate. So, ejaculate does not come from the uterus. ...Read more

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What causes uterus pain after sex?

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Multiple causese: Some cramping is a normal response. Excessive pain may be due to infection, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, scar tissue, or uterine enlargement. If this is a new or persistent problem see a doctor. ...Read more

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Should one remove uterus fibriods?

See below: Strictly speaking the indications for removal are abnormal uterine bleeding, symptoms related to the bulky size of the fibroid, infertility or recurrent pregnancy loss. Many women choose hysterectomy when they are done with childbearing and desire a definitive end to their fibroid symptoms. If you do not have a lot of symptoms there is no necessity to remove fibroids. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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