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Doctor insights on: How Long Should Infection Of Abdominal Lining Last

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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I am having pain in my abdomen during sex in a particular position.Also faced urine infection last month and having little pain while emptying bladder?

I am having pain in my abdomen during sex in a particular position.Also faced urine infection last month and having little pain while emptying bladder?

Re-check urine: Probably re-current UTI sounds like a big part of the problem. There may also be a uterine problem or ovary and seeing your gyn for an ultrasound would probably be the next step. ...Read more

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Last night and this morning I have pain in my lower right backside of my abdomen. Nausea fatigue and weakness. Do I have a kidney infection ?

Last night and this morning I have pain in my lower right backside of my abdomen. Nausea fatigue and weakness. Do I have a kidney infection ?

It is possible: It sounds like there is something wrong making you feel so poorly. You should be evaluated as soon as possible. Left untreated kidney infections can become very serious and require hospitalization. Drink plenty of clear fluids, such as water and cranberry juice, and see your regular doctor or go to an urgent care center for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Are symptoms of kidney infection and stones the same? What are they? I started last night with really bad dull sharp pain on my right side front and back mid section and my lower abdomen. It hurts when i pee too or stand and feel sick to my stomach. Pleas

Are symptoms of kidney infection and stones the same? What are they? I started last night with really bad dull sharp pain on my right side front and back mid section and my lower abdomen. It hurts when i pee too or stand and feel sick to my stomach. Pleas

Sx can overlap: Kidney stones are rock like collections pf materials that can form within the kidney collection system and can travel down into the bladder & out. They can traumatize the collection system producing pain & bloody urine. The germs that cause a UTI can likewise cause pain and bloody urine. ...Read more

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How long does it takes for untreated sepsis to kill a person? (Estimated, from either UTI or abdominal infection)

How long does it takes for untreated sepsis to kill a person? (Estimated, from either UTI or abdominal infection)

Rather quickly.: While an exact timeframe cannot be accurately predicted, mortality from untreated sepsis would occur rather quickly. Could progress in a timeframe of hours. ...Read more

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10 year-old who from the early age had urinary obstruction, had surgery at age 1 yr to unblock it, but now has 2 weeks of obstruction symptoms.....?

10 year-old who from the early age had urinary obstruction, had surgery at age 1 yr to unblock it, but now has 2 weeks of obstruction symptoms.....?

Needs diagnosis: He was probably born with posterior urethral valves (PUV) which Dr SB resected at age-1-yr. He may have urethral stricture at site of resection & thus requires urethrogram (VCUG) & likely cystoscopy. Might respond to endoscopic urethrotomy. Kidney damage common with PUV. Children's hospitals usually have endowment funds to help with such cases & many Drs. will treat pro bono after treating so long ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of infection of abdominal lining?

What are the symptoms of infection of abdominal lining?

PAIN: Infection of the interior abdominal lining is commonly called peritonitis. It is a very painful problem that frequently requires surgical intervention. You must treat the cause of the infection - commonly the appendix, gall bladder, colon, etc. To resolve the peritonitis. ...Read more

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I try to avoid toxic drugs and treatments. What can I try before I go for traditional medical care for infection of abdominal lining?

I try to avoid toxic drugs and treatments. What can I try before I go for traditional medical care for infection of abdominal lining?

See a different dr.: Have you been officially diagnosed with this condition? The GI system is very complex and important to all our systems as it provides proper nutrition working properly. Nutrition is way undervalued and misunderstood in mainstream medicine. I suggest you see an integrative physician who can not only properly diagnose you, but will know many natural treatments for your condition whatever it is.Th. ...Read more

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It is not h pylori. I was tested for that. What other infection of the lining could there be?

It is not h pylori. I was tested for that. What other infection of the lining could there be?

See answer: I assume you're asking about stomach lining. Due to acidity very few things can thrive in stomach acid. How were you tested? Not enough info. A consult maybe helpful so more info can be provided including symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: infection of the uterine lining?

What is the definition or description of: infection of the uterine lining?

Endometritis: An infection of the uterine lining is called endometritis. If the infection involves the uterine wall it is call endomyometritis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with an infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?

What are the symptoms associated with an infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?

Uterine tenderness: Uterine tenderness is one of the most common symptoms. Obs use the term "tenderness" or "tender" to refer to discomfort or pain in the uterus, typically when pushing gently on the uterus. There can also be signs like a foul-smelling vaginal discharge, fever, etc. In cases of postpartum endometritis. ...Read more

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What are the tests for infection of the uterine lining?

What are the tests for infection of the uterine lining?

Blood tests/biopsy: First with be a history and physical exam and then possibly blood tests. Also a biopsy of the uterine lining may be needed. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?

What is the treatment for infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?

Depends: If there is tissue remaining in the uterus a dilation and curettage may be needed. Other than that the mainstay to treatment would be antibiotics of course. The type and route of antibiotics would depend upon specifics of the situation. ...Read more

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I took Monistat 1 (tioconazole) 5 days ago and there's still cream from it lining my vaginal walls. Is this normal?Can i get rid of this since infection is now gone

I took Monistat 1 (tioconazole) 5 days ago and there's still cream from it lining my vaginal walls. Is this normal?Can i get rid of this since infection is now gone

It's gone : Monistat cream from 15 days ago would be long gone. If you are still seeing stuff then you either still have yeast, BV or another infection. ...Read more