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How is it possible to get an infection in the uterus without having had a baby?

How is it possible to get an infection in the uterus without having had a baby?

Yes: Endometritus is an infection of the lining of the uterus, and it can occur without you having had a baby. Be seen to evaluate. ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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If I've had a STD for a year is that the cause of me not being able to get pregnant?

If I've had a STD for a year is that the cause of me not being able to get pregnant?

It's possible: Certain std's, like chlamydia and gonorrhea, can cause pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). Pid can lead to scarring of the reproductive organs and infertility. If you think you could have an std, visit your doctor right away to get tested. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a bump in vaginal area when having a uti?

Is it possible to get a bump in vaginal area when having a uti?

UTI: This is unlikely to be responsible for a vaginal "bump". To diagnose this you need to be examined. Go see a doctor, possibly your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is a vagina infection a way of me not being able to get pregnant?

Is a vagina infection a way of me not being able to get pregnant?

Possibly: You do not specify what type of vaginal infection, but the answer is that there are many ways in which these types of infection can interfere with pregnancy and also some may result in atopic pregnancies. Get this diagnosed appropriately and treated. There may be other reasons for your failure to become pregnant and a good OB/GYN doctor will help with this as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a yeast infection after having a transvaginal ultrasound?

Is it possible to get a yeast infection after having a transvaginal ultrasound?

Possibl but unlikely: The transvaginal probe should have been sterile and should have had a sterile covering (like a condom). Even if you are exposed to yeast it doesn't usually infect unless something has disrupted the natural bacterial flora that lives in your vagina. Did you receive antibiotics for whatever they were looking for or for any other reason? That's the most common cause of all fungal; (yeast) infections. ...Read more

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I had to have a c-section with my first child due to failure to progress, is there any hope for a vbac or is my body just not made to deliver a baby vaginally?

I had to have a c-section with my first child due to failure to progress, is there any hope for a vbac or is my body just not made to deliver a baby vaginally?

Check with OB: If you went through labor before your first, your OB must have thought you could have a regular delivery. Your health & status with subsequent pregnancies & the projected size of baby may allow a vbac, but i would only do so in a facility capable of immediately taking you to surgery if problems arose during your attempt. Many try & are successful.Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have endometriosis without first having had a child?

Is it possible to have endometriosis without first having had a child?

Yes: Yes you can. In fact many women who have endometriosis find out because they have difficulty becoming pregnant. Not all women with endometriosis have pain symptoms. That being said, endometriosis does not always lead to infertility. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a tampon to get lost inside of you?

Is it possible for a tampon to get lost inside of you?

It can remain..: ...In your vagina and cause odor and infection. Check with your gyn. ...Read more

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What kind of infection can you get after a miscarriage is not passed?

What kind of infection can you get after a miscarriage is not passed?

Endometritis: Passing everything will not necessarily lead to an infection. If one does develop it is an endometritis if confined to the lining of the uterus and pelvic inflammatory disease if it spreads beyond the uterus. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a baby after having a tubal and phelopean tube removal?

Is it possible to have a baby after having a tubal and phelopean tube removal?

YES: Whether you conceive naturally or will need fertility therapy will depend on the status of your other fallopian tube. Is the other tube blocked? Was it removed? Did whatever damaged the one tube effect the other? Seek the care of an obgyn or re/i to check your remaining tube. This will give you valuable information as to whether its possible to conceive naturally or if you will need ivf. ...Read more

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Is it possible to remain pregnant after a surgical abortion? I am having a lot of movement in my belly and it can be seen from the outside like a baby

Is it possible to remain pregnant after a surgical abortion? I am having a lot of movement in my belly and it can be seen from the outside like a baby

Question of timing: It is possible to remain pregnant after a surgical abortion, especially when the abortion is performed very early in pregnancy. However, a woman is unlikely to feel the baby move before 16 weeks of pregnancy. An abortion performed at that time cannot really be missed. ...Read more

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How long after having chlamydia and gonnariha would or should it take to conceive? What is the possiblity of it being a tubal pregnancy?

How long after having chlamydia and gonnariha would or should it take to conceive? What is the possiblity of it being a tubal pregnancy?

Was it PID or not?: Not all women with chlamydia or gonorrhea infections get damage to the tubes; did the infection cause pelvic inflammatory disease or pid? If you had pid, especially if you were hospitalized, it's not unreasonable to see an OB or reproductive endocrinology doc for a hysterosalpingogram (hsg) test to check for blocked tubes. If not & you're 26 try for 6 months first. Ectopic risk could be 5-10%. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an infected HIV couple to have a child without passing the disease to the child?

Is it possible for an infected HIV couple to have a child without passing the disease to the child?

It is possible: It is possible provide the mother stays on anti HIV medication during her pregnancy and intrapartum period, in addition for the newborn after delivery. ...Read more

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Is it possible for fibroids to grow within a year? And could they possibly affect implantation and the lining of cervix? Does removing them an option for someone who has never conceived. And does it after chances of getting pregnant in the future?

Is it possible for fibroids to grow within a year? And could they possibly affect implantation and the lining of cervix? Does removing them an option for someone who has never conceived. And does it after chances of getting pregnant in the future?

Yes and Yes: Yes fibroids can grow quickly, even within a few months. If they grow toward the center or the lining of the uterus, they can affect implantation. They don't typically affect the cervix, but they can. Removing them is an option for someone trying to conceive. Typically removing fibroids that are preventing conception will result in increased fertility. See your physician and get tested. ...Read more

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Is it possible that the baby needs help to come out, and possible for me to have a c-section now?

Is it possible that the baby needs help to come out, and possible for me to have a c-section now?

Physician input: Oh my, an on-line physician can't answer this for you. Please talk with your obstetrician. Your obstetrician will take things into account like how far along you are, babies lung maturity, risks to mother and baby, possible complications, etc. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to have a cyst removed from the wrist while pregnant?

Is it possible for you to have a cyst removed from the wrist while pregnant?

Cyst when pregnant: Elective, non-urgent, procedures are avoided during pregnancy, with concerns as to minimizing any risk to the fetus. If symptomatic and if truly a cyst, it can be drained in the office. ...Read more

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I was born with imperforated anus which i had surgery for as a neonate. Would it be advisable to have a natural birth and what could the complications?

I was born with imperforated anus which i had surgery for as a neonate. Would it be advisable to have a natural birth and what could the complications?

Hard to say: The defect you had varies from low - a simple membrane (wall) that didn't open to high- a need to pull down bowel through delicate anal muscles and attach them. Natural delivery may or may not place you at increased risk of a tear through these tissues that would have you pooping through your vagina.It would be reasonable to review your history with the OBGYN and come up with a plan based on you ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

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