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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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Doctor says I'm having infection on uterus mouth... How to treat?please advise

Doctor says I'm having infection on uterus mouth... How to treat?please advise

Infection: Are you referring to a cervical infection? The type of infection (i.e. organism) would need to be known in order to develop a treatment plan. There isn't enough info here. Take here. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a postpartum uterus infection that can't be treated by antibiotics?

What is the treatment for a postpartum uterus infection that can't be treated by antibiotics?

Sitz baths: Try taking sitz baths with 4-5 tablespoons added to the water several times a day vinegar serves as an antibacterial. ...Read more

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Can utrine infection be treated by operating the patient?

Can utrine infection be treated by operating the patient?

Most likely not: A uterine infection, medically known as endometritis, is a medical condition in which the lining of the uterus actually becomes irritated or inflamed. According to medlineplus, this uterine infection typically occurs after having a miscarriage or even after a long childbirth. Symptoms include pelvic or stomach pain and vaginal bleeding or discharge. Fortunately, antibiotic medications can treat it. ...Read more

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Just had an ultrasound shows fibroids, also 9.5 thick uterus lining. Can this be treated without surgery?

Just had an ultrasound shows fibroids, also 9.5 thick uterus lining. Can this be treated without surgery?

Yes: This depends on what symptoms the fibroids are causing. Besides surgery, fibroids may be treated by choking off blood supply with vessel embolization or ablation with ultrasound waves. You should consult a gyn & an interventional radiologist. 9.5 mm endometrium is considered abnormally thick for post-menopausal women. Gyn consult recommended. ...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