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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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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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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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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 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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Stopped mesigyna last month now am havin red/brown discharge n pieces from my uterine lining. How long will this last? Is it withdrawal bleeding

Stopped mesigyna last month now am havin red/brown discharge n pieces from my uterine lining. How long will this last? Is it withdrawal bleeding

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What does a thick uterus lining mean? I have had heavy long lasting periods with clots for my last 4 cycles. My gyno is having me do a saline injected

What does a thick uterus lining mean? I have had heavy long lasting periods with clots for my last 4 cycles. My gyno is having me do a saline injected

If your gyno: Is doing that then your gyno should have explained to you what a thick uterus lining means because that is why your gyno is doing that test so please call your gyno and make him or her explain why the test is being done and what to expect, personally i would do an in office hysteroscopy rather than that as u can see everything with your eyes thru the scope and can do a biopsy also. ...Read more

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44 years old. Long history of menstrual cycle ranging from 10-20 days. Lg amount of pus last month. Treated for infection. Bulky uterus found. What could this be? Growing breast tissue as well. Going for ultrasound.

44 years old. Long history of menstrual cycle ranging from 10-20 days.  Lg amount of pus last month. Treated for infection. Bulky uterus found. What could this be? Growing breast tissue as well. Going for ultrasound.

Likely benign change: The irregular periods may not be connected, and a bulky uterus could be benign myomas (fibroids) but with the 'pus', getting an ultrasound and if indicated an endometrial biopsy sound prudent. Breast tissue growth suggests hormonal change as well. ...Read more

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How long after childbirth are you in the clear from c sordelli infection?

How long after childbirth are you in the clear from c sordelli infection?

Very rare: Infections with clostridum sordellii are very rare and have been seen in women after childbirth. However, they have also been seen in women, who were not pregnant. Therefore, we cannot assume that being a defined time period, weeks or months, out of pregnancy will minimize the risk of the infection - the risk, albeit extremely small, is always there. ...Read more

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How long does it take the body to shed 11mm of uterine lining? I missed 1 period now have been bleeding for past 4 weeks and still have 11mm left

How long does it take the body to shed 11mm of uterine lining? I missed 1 period now  have been bleeding for past 4 weeks and still have 11mm left

May not: Bleeding for four weeks and still having a thick lining may require some medication like Progesterone in order to shed the remainder of the lining. You may not have ovulated that cycle therefore no Progesterone was made. ...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