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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
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
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
I have a hematometra, what is the cause? Should I be worried as I am not able to see my gynaecologist for 2 months ?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had hematometra. They did a d&c im waiting on results. Im bleeding with clots and have a lot of pain . they didn't open my tubes.what must I do?
I have recently been diagnosed with stenosis of the uterine cervix and I think I have hematometra. Can hematometra cause urinary discomfort?
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?
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
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
Cervical Stenosis Hematometra post menopausal pelvic pain Fibroids.Dr wants 2wait 6wks b4 D and C. No thickening or blood. Can this resolve by itself?
Possibly yes: If your cervix is stenotic, you can accumulate "fluid" in your endometrial cavity which may be mucus, not blood? Bleeding will usually not occur if your cervix is closed The fact that " no thickening" of your endometrium was noted on sonogram is reassuring and means you probably do not have " hematometra" and that the "fluid" may resolve spontaneously in weeks to months.Ask for an office Pipelle ...Read more
What causes hematometra cervix stenosis post-menopausal? Pelvic pain. Ultrasound no thickening. No bleeding. Could it be estrogen deficiency? Worried
Took a morning after pill 2/52ago. have been bleeding since. Initial pregnancy test said positive but now negative. Pelvic scan says haematometra?
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