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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

Dr. Patricia Foster
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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 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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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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My sis is 30have 4children she has infection in uterus she has gone through treatment but it occours again way medicine do u suggests for her?

My sis is 30have 4children she has infection in uterus she has gone through treatment but it occours again way medicine do u suggests for her?

Up to her and doctor: What type of infection? How long has been the treatment? What antibiotics? Unable to even give you a intellegent answer about this. Sorry. ...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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It is not h pylori. I was tested for that. What other infection of the lining could there be?

It is not h pylori. I was tested for that. What other infection of the lining could there be?

See answer: I assume you're asking about stomach lining. Due to acidity very few things can thrive in stomach acid. How were you tested? Not enough info. A consult maybe helpful so more info can be provided including symptoms. ...Read more

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I took Monistat 1 (tioconazole) 5 days ago and there's still cream from it lining my vaginal walls. Is this normal? Can I get rid of this since infection is now gone

I took Monistat 1 (tioconazole) 5 days ago and there's still cream from it lining my vaginal walls. Is this normal? Can I get rid of this since infection is now gone

It's gone: Monistat cream from 15 days ago would be long gone. If you are still seeing stuff then you either still have yeast, BV or another infection. ...Read more

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I was wondering does the uterine lining really build up overtime?

I was wondering does the uterine lining really build up overtime?

Tissue layer: The inner lining of the uterus builds up under the influence of estrogens from the ovaries during the first half of the menstrual cycles, and under the influence of progesterone released from the ovary after ovulation transforms into a tissue layer suited to nurture a fertilized egg. If there is no pregnancy, this inner lining is shed during the menstrual period. ...Read more

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How do I know that my uterine lining is receptive to implantation? Are there any symptomp when its rejecting the fertilized egg?

How do I know that my uterine lining is receptive to implantation? Are there any symptomp when its rejecting the fertilized egg?

No way: The uterus becomes receptive to implantation for a few days which is mostly controlled by hormones that come from the ovary. Unfortunately, it is impossible to tell based on these symptoms whether an embryo implants or not. ...Read more

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Progestin is used to thin out uterine lining. But I passed 1 inch thick piece of lining after over dosing myself with progestin for 3 weeks. Why?

Progestin is used to thin out uterine lining. But I passed 1 inch thick piece of lining after over dosing myself with progestin for 3 weeks. Why?

Does both: Progestins can thin the endometrium but they also will cause sloughing of a secretory endometrium, it depends on the specific situation and timing. Btw it's not really possible to 'overdose' on progestins, good news! ...Read more

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If I had a uterine infection (not std), would I have symptoms? If so, what?

If I had a uterine infection (not std), would I have symptoms? If so, what?

Many symptoms: Perhaps the most common symptoms from a uterine infection would be pain, bleeding and abnormal discharge. However, some uterine infections can be asymptomatic. That is why it is critical for women to have routine obgyn examinations. ...Read more

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How can I improve the uterine lining if this is too thin?

How can I improve the uterine lining if this is too thin?

Thanks for asking!: Uterine lining is dependent on adequate amounts of estrogen and progesterone. If your hormone secretion is normal and well balanced then the uterine lining should be normal. ...Read more

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I'm trying to conceive but have been told my uterine lining is thin. Is there anything I can do to thicken it up?

I'm trying to conceive but have been told my uterine lining is thin. Is there anything I can do to thicken it up?

Thin Endometrium: This is one of the most difficult problems wee see. Often it is not something that can be corrected. Viagara suppositories, trental, vitamin e, acupuncture and herbal medicine have all been tried with very unpredictable results. If all attempts to address this fail, you may resort to working with a gestational carrier. ...Read more

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Is a polyp usually detected with a hysterescopy & removed with D&C. Mine wasn't, only seen when I had hysterectomy for thickened uterine lining.

Is a polyp usually detected with a hysterescopy & removed with D&C. Mine wasn't, only seen when I had hysterectomy for thickened uterine lining.

Yes: A polyp should be seen with hysteroscopy, D&C alone may result in incomplete removal of the polyp, unless hysteroscopy is done after the D&C to make sure that the polyp was removed. ...Read more

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Can I opt NOT to get the D&C in combo with a hysteroscopy/polypectomy and just have the two without a d&c as I don't want my uterine lining scrape?

Confirm with doctor: The surgical plan will depend on why the doctor is doing the surgery in the first place. It you have a simple polyp then a D and C is usually not done. If the doctor feels that tissue sampling is needed for whatever medical problem you have prompting the surgery then a D and C may be warranted. Each surgery must be individualized. ...Read more

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I understand that during your period, the uterine lining sheds. I check every month and noticed this month it didn't come out. What could that mean?

I understand that during your period, the uterine lining sheds. I check every month and noticed this month it didn't come out. What could that mean?

Lining of the uterus: When a woman has a regular period the lining of the uterus always sheds, whether her normal periods are light and short or long and heavy. Some women see just blood with their period, others see what looks like tissue or blood clots. Either way, if it is a normal period for her, she shed the lining of the uterus. Bleeding that is abnormal may not be shedding the lining. ...Read more

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What is done when the uterine lining is 20mm?

What is done when the uterine lining is 20mm?

More info needed: While this is definitely greater than average it must be evaluated in the context of your particular situation. The timing of your last period, other symptoms, medications, and the appearance of the thickening are all important considerations. Management could range from continued observation to surgical procedures. ...Read more

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What can cause uterine infections?

Usually bacteria: The lining of the uterus is a perfect substrate for bacteria to grow. In the lab they use blood agar to culture bacteria and the inside of the uterus is similar. Any bacteria that gets from the vagina into the uterus can begin to grow and set up an infection in the uterus. Frequently these are sexually transmitted but not always. Infection can also happen after a c/section or vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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If you don't ovulate does your uterine lining thicken?

If you don't ovulate does your uterine lining thicken?

It can: When you don't ovulate, the ovaries may still produce lots of estrogen. Without the Progesterone that comes after ovulation, the lining may grow unchecked and over time lead to hyperplasia and cancer. ...Read more

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Uterine lining thick before period?

Uterine lining thick before period?

Endometrium: The normal menstrual cycle is associated with an increasing thick lining prior to your period. You have a period because this lining sloughs off in a cyclic fashion each month. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more