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If I Have Mastoiditis Or Other Infections Will It Affect My Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
See below: Because the infection can migreate into the skull and form an epidural abscess. ...Read more
7 days: Acute infection of the mastoid air cells is a complication of acute otitis media. It was more common in the pre-antibiotic ear than now. Symptoms usually appear 7 days after acute otitis media. Patients with mastoiditis are acutely ill, have fever, extreme ear pain, and occasional ear drainage. The area behind the affected ear will be red, tender and edematous. ...Read more
MRI: petrous apicitis and mastoiditis (diff: effusion).Treat as infection to prevent complication? Or further testing? Is this an emergency?
It is a serious condition requiring treatment with antibiotics or surgery. It could very well be an emergency.
If left untreated, it could result in a brain abscess, meningitis, or cavernous sinus thrombosis and could kill a person that way. Please seek help. ENT/ Neurosurg
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/883256-overview ...Read more
I am recovering from a ear infection/ mastoiditis. Now I have a red line going down my neck. Is this normal?
Worrisome: Any time you see a red line highlighting skin it suggests there is infection extending in that area. I would suggest you schedule a visit with your treating doc as soon as practical. ...Read more
If it is possible I have mastoiditis and I was given antibiotic ear drops for an ear infection, would that alone likely solve the problem?
Can having a IgG deficiency affect your WBC if a infection is present- I have mastoiditis it spread to other bones .But my WBC is normal. Why?
3yo w/ear infection on antibiotic drops fever pain resolved very small area of pink behind upper ear no swelling. Mastoiditis?
Can I use peroxide drops in the ear.I had ear infection in 1988, could it have caused mastoiditis and infect the bone, which would only show CT contrast?
I have been diagnosed with mastoiditis as it came up on my CT scan .. I have loss all hearing in my left ear, all started before ear infection though?
Mastoiditis came l8r: I suspect that u had a low-grade ear infection that was "smoldering", spread to the mastoids, & then to the middle ear where it affected ur hearing. At that point, u noticed it. Unfortunately, though uncommon, this spread is described in the literature. Mastoiditis can be serious as it is near the brain. Hopefully, u've seen an ENT (ear-nose-throat) specialist to discuss ur options & get antibioti ...Read more
Have had recurring ear infections, but no infection at Thanksgiving. Now have painful mastoiditis symptoms, pain behind left ear and very red hot ear. Going to ear doctor, but how urgent is this? Emergency or just good to go in?
is a serious infection.due to its proximity to intracranial structures the chance of intracranial infection like meningitis is high
so it is urgent that you should see your doctor immediately so he may treat you with IV antibiotics after doing a radiologic study of your mastoid ands other sinuses ...Read more
History of sinus infection/ear infections. New symptoms of mastoiditis, pain behind ear, hot red ear, went into ENT, everything checked out normal, was told TMJ "bad jaw joint".
Woke up moisture in ear, and pain only in ear, hurts when exhaling.
Seek second opinion: Contrary to popular belief everyone has a hard time diagnosing 100% of the time. Another set of eyes never hurts :) ...Read more
Pregnancy test: Highly unlike that any form of infection will influence the results of a pregnancy test measuring human chorionic gonadotropin. ...Read more
I am 5 weeks pregnant and don't know why I have been experiencing chills, what kind of infection can it be , will it affect my pregnancy in any way ?
Is wbc of 13.7 considered to be okay in pregnancy? I'm 8 weeks. I don't think I have any infections... my wbc nonpregnant is usually between 9 and 11.
Okay: Pregnancy causes an increase in the number of white blood cells that were "hanging out" on the inside of the blood vessels(margination) awaiting a stimulus to "spring into action" to do so. You are increasing your blood volume, pace and red cells as your pregnancy grows and the white blood cells don't "stick to the sides" of the blood vessels in that situation but circulate and are normally tested ...Read more
Do not ignore: Urine infection in pregnancy is more common and more likely cause serious problems. Symptoms are going frequently (also normal in pregnancy) but look for a change, going urgently, pain with urination. Bad smell, blood in urine, tenderness in the lower abdomen. Fever and kidney pain are signs it has gone to the kidney and caused more serious infection. Get care earlier than if not pregnant. ...Read more
Infection should not: Affect the pregnancy test best of luck! ...Read more
I'm 20 days late negative test, can i still be pregnant? Also i have in infection can that make the pregnancy test be negative?
Late period: Sometimes you just skip a period. It would not hurt to check a second pregnancy test. But if you are not pregnant then you period should resume soon. If not please check with your doctor. An infections should not make the test negative. ...Read more
Potentially: It could be associated with either, but you will need far more information on other symptoms, timing of your period, missed periods, pain, etc, before a reasonable answer can be given. ...Read more
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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