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

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. Krishna Kumar
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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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Symptoms of infection after miscarriage? Is backache which goes up and down means I have infection? Bleeding stopped after 7 days of miscarriage

Symptoms of infection after miscarriage? Is backache which goes up and down means I have infection? Bleeding stopped after 7 days of miscarriage

Miscarriage : The best way to determine if there is an infection is to visit your doctor where blood work and a urinalysis can be performed. Infections can be associated with fever, chills, and night sweats. The back ache may also be unrelated to the miscarriage. Don't delay as the infection can spread. ...Read more

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No fever, no chills no night sweats no bleeding just backache. Does it mean infection after miscarriage? Doing physical work at home.

No fever, no chills  no night sweats no bleeding just backache. Does it mean infection after miscarriage? Doing physical work at home.

Most likely due to t: ...exercise. It depends on how long ago the miscarriage was. If only 1-2 days talk 2 or C Ur OB/GYN, as early infections may not have fever or chills, ,nite sweating. If it has been a wk or longer i would favor muscle in origin. ...Read more

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Dr. Iam having fungal infection after miscarriage & now taking antibiotics. Had miscarriage 3 weeks before. Infection will affect next pregnancy?

Unclear question: Hard to answer without knowing more details of your specific case. In general, a yeast infection should not affect a future pregnancy. But a deep infection, in the abdomen/uterus, certainly could. You should consult with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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How does natural treatment for infections after a miscarriage work?

Iffy.: If you have an infection after miscarriage, unless it is a simple yeast infection, then natural remedies won't work. Infections after miscarriage can be very serious and even fatal. See a doc if fever, pain or foul-smell, dizziness, increased bleeding, etc., right away, ...Read more

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What is the process women go through when a doctor checks for an infection after a miscarriage?

What is the process women go through when a doctor checks for an infection after a miscarriage?

A thorough Exam: To assess whether someone has an infection after a miscarriage, a doctor must evaluate you physically to assess if you have signs of infection, check your temperature, vital signs, and if needed, correlate with laboratory studies to assess if your body is mounting a response against an infection. All of these things gives the doctor an idea if there is an infectious process brewing! ...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