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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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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'm so scared I might be pregnant and I don't want too die from childbirth and I don't want too die from abortion infection I don't know wat to do?

I'm so scared I might be pregnant and I don't want too die from childbirth and I don't want too die from abortion infection I don't know wat to do?

First things first: Perform a home pregnancy test. If negative, no worries. If positive, visit an OB/GYN for an evaluation. That Dr can provide you with proper prenatal care or advice. The risk of maternal death is very low in the US about 2/10000 live births or 0.02%. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I am 47 youngest child 11 had partial hysterctomy and just been diagainosed with infection in breast due to childbirth. How is this possible?

I am 47 youngest child 11 had partial hysterctomy and just been diagainosed with infection in breast due to childbirth. How is this possible?

That : That is an unusual situation. It is very rare for women who are not breastfeeding to get a breast infection ("mastitis"). I would like to be sure that you have had a mammogram and complete breast assessment. Please recheck with your physician and see if you need a mammogram or other breast testing to rule out something more serious. There are some conditions that can look like a breast infection but are more serious, such as a malignancy. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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