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Doctor insights on: How To Treat Infection From A Miscarriage That Didnt Pass

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Dr. Mark Pack
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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 from a miscarriage that didn't pass?

What is the treatment for infection from a miscarriage that didn't pass?

D&C, Abtx: A septic abortion is an infection in the uterus/womb while pregnant. The pregnancy must be removed by teasing out the pregnancy often using suction, and starting intravenous antibiotics to be followed by antibiotics by mouth. ...Read more

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Second round of Co Amoxiclav and Metronadizole, will this be enough to treat my post miscarriage infection? Nausea, bleeding, stomach ache.

Second round of Co Amoxiclav and Metronadizole, will this be enough to treat my post miscarriage infection? Nausea, bleeding, stomach ache.

Second Round?: If your uterine infection didn't respond to these medications the first time, it is unlikely to respond to a second round. You may need different antibiotics. Its also important to have an ultrasound to make sure your uterus is really empty. If there is anything left behind antibiotics may not be enough. You may need a D&C and IV antibiotics to clear the infection. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: infection from a miscarriage?

What is the definition or description of: infection from a miscarriage?

Bacterial invasion: The remaining fetal products inside the uterus can be infected by bacteria from the vagina, and if not treated immediately can lead to blood borne infection.(sepsis) which can then become "an invasion of the body snatchers" resulting in death. ...Read more

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Would an infection from a miscarriage go away by itself or cause toxic shock or something?

Sometimes: Infections after miscarriage are uncommon but they can heal by themselves. We usually want to treat the infections with antibiotics to prevent scar tissue that could cause infertility or develop into an abscess. Toxic shock is usually not caused my miscarriage. If you are unsure whether you have an infection or you need treatment then speak with your doc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can i get a gall bladder infection from a miscarriage?

Can i get a gall bladder infection from a miscarriage?

No: Miscarriage would have nothing to do with the gallbladder. You can have abdominal symptoms or problems if you have gallstones, but that would not be as a result of a pregnancy or miscarriage. ...Read more

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Can you still get a pelvic infection from a miscarriage?

Yes: Generally a miscarriage early in prgenancy is a small risk (not zero, though) for infection, except in cases where the miscarriage goes on over several weeks or even more. The longer the time it takes, also the further advanced the pregnancy, the greater the infection risk. ...Read more

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Can you get an vaginal infection after miscarried it been a week know nd i feel discomfort?

Vaginitis: You can. This is not something you can treat on your own, particularly if there is a foul odor. Please: see your gyn, 1)who may perform an u/s to ensure there is no retained tissue 2) who may treat you with antibiotics for a possible infection i would not delay. Infections after miscarriage are usually benign, but if you are in pain, that may not be normal. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more