Top
28
Doctor insights on: Signs And Symptoms Of Uterine Infection

Share
1

1
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

Dr. Shari Jackson
9 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Home remedies for uterine infection?

Home remedies for uterine infection?

See your doctor: It is crucial to be evaluated and treated by a physician if you have a uterine infection. Untreated, a uterine infection can lead to scarring, infertility and more serious complications. ...Read more

3

3
What is done for a uterine infection?

What is done for a uterine infection?

Antibiotics: Documented intra-uterine infections are treated with antibiotics, minor ones are usually treated on an outpatient basis. Serious infections may require IV antibiotics, and sometimes d&c. ...Read more

5

5
What happens when a uterine infection is left untreated?

What happens when a uterine infection is left untreated?

Uterine infection: A uterine infection which isn't treated can advance to the fallopian tubes and ovaries causing scarring and damage. Kidney involvement can also occur. ...Read more

6

6
Are you likely to have another uterine infection if you've had one before?

Are you likely to have another uterine infection if you've had one before?

Depends: If you have the same focus of infection as before, yes (i. E, retained foreign body or high risk sexual activity). If the predisposing factor is gone, then it becomes much less likely. ...Read more

7

7
Can a uterine infection be serious you need hysterectomy?

Can a uterine infection be serious you need hysterectomy?

Rarely: Uterine infection is treated aggressively with antibiotics. This therapy is curative in an overwhelming majority of cases. However, some uterine infections are so severe that a hysterectomy is required. This occurs very rarely. ...Read more

8

8
I'm 9 weeks pp and have a uterine infection. What changes should I be watching for that would require a call to dr? Pain is slightly worse and nauseous.

I'm 9 weeks pp and have a uterine infection. What changes should I be watching for that would require a call to dr? Pain is slightly worse and nauseous.

Please call your OB: You must ask this to your OB as your OB knows what is going on with you, what meds you are on and what is causing the infection, but if you are feeling worse that would be a reason to call as if you were my pt I would have you evaluated in the er since office most likely closed until tuesday as you may need IV meds instead of I assume the oral meds u are on now, so please call today. ...Read more

9

9
If your girl friend has uterine infection is it contagious?

If your girl friend has uterine infection is it contagious?

Definitions.: The uterus comprises the cervix and the body. Cervical infections such as chlamydia, human papilloma virus and gonorrhea are sexually transmitted infections. Endometrial infections are more rare and are not generally sexually transmitted. ...Read more

10

10
How long do I need to take Cephalexin (Keflex) for a Uterine Infection?

What does the Rx say: What does the Rx say? Every Rx has a dosage, frequency of daily dosing, and a duration of use. Your MD/s Rx. will have that answer. ...Read more

12

12
Had miscarriage, now very sore. Could this be a uterine infection?

Yes: Few question: did you have a D&C or did you miscarry on your own? Any surgery increases your infection risk. I would strongly advise you to get checked asap — an infected uterus can be life-threatening.

Good luck! ...Read more

14

14
How do I know if I have a uterine infection or not after medical abortion? Bled for two weeks after using misoprostol and now spotting heavily.

How do I know if I have a uterine infection or not after medical abortion? Bled for two weeks after using misoprostol and now spotting heavily.

Normal pattern : You can bleed as long as 4 weeks after a medical abortion. Signs of infection are vaginal discharge with odor, pain, cramping and bleeding longer than 4 weeks. A serious symptom is fever. ...Read more

15

15
I had a micro preemie at 24 weeks due to a uterine infection that caused preterm labor. How likely am i to have another preemie?

I had a micro preemie at 24 weeks due to a uterine infection that caused preterm labor. How likely am i to have another preemie?

Varies: If it was truly due to an infection and that infection is treated and cured, you would be at no higher risk than usual. However, if there were other contributing circumstances, like early cervical shortening, any abnormalities of uterus, then the risk could be a lot higher. It's an excellent thing to talk to a maternal-fetal medicine specialist about and what you can do pre-pregnancy to prevent. ...Read more

16

16
Can a uterine infection cause dizziness in mom and fast heart rate in baby?

Can a uterine infection cause dizziness in mom and fast heart rate in baby?

Yes.: Intraamniotic infections can cause maternal sepsis (headache, weakness, fever, myalgias) and fetal tachycardia — they are even associated with adverse neurological outcomes such as cerebral palsy in rare occasions. Prompt diagnosis and treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics is likely to prevent major complications. ...Read more

17

17
I am having severe lower belly pain similar to how it felt when I had a uterine infection when I had my son. What could it be?

I am having severe lower belly pain similar to how it felt when I had a uterine infection when I had my son. What could it be?

Get checked: Belly pain can be from your uterus, ovaries and intestines. Considering you feel similar getting checked out an emergency room would give you the best answers and peace of mind. ...Read more

19

19
Would a uterine infection or UTI elevate white blood cell count? Or platelet count?

Would a uterine infection or UTI elevate white blood cell count? Or platelet count?

UTI/WBC: Your white blood cell count could be elevated with a UTI if the infection has started to go systemic. The white blood cell count is an indication that your body is fighting off an infection. ...Read more

20

20
Have sever bladder&uterine infection. Been on meds 24hrs- still in pain & short of breath upon walking& talking. Should doc be notified?

See a doc tonight!: Call your doctor this evening to be seen. If you can't see your doctor go to an urgent care center or the er. ...Read more

22

22
Signs and symptoms of urine infection and could it be fatal?

Signs and symptoms of urine infection and could it be fatal?

Without Rx, Yes: A urinary tract infection may start in the bladder but can ascend to the kidney causing pyelonephritis. Once the kidney is involved, then the infection can spread to the bloodstream causing generalized sepsis, which in turn can cause "septic shock" and death without antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

23

23
What are the signs and symptoms of bladder infection in women?

What are the signs and symptoms of bladder infection in women?

Burning !: The most common complaint is a sensation of burning and pain during urination. There is often a sensation of pressure and discomfort in the bladder before urination. One usually has to go to urinate much more frequently and often feels the urge even of ony a few drops. Worsening bladder infections can infect the kidneys causing back pain and discomfort and even fevers or chills. ...Read more

24

24
What are the signs and symptoms of wound infection?

What are the signs and symptoms of wound infection?

Infection: A wound infection is caused by a bacterium. There are thousands of species of bacteria that we live with every day; a smaller subset are the culprits of wound infections.
Consider infection if there is pain, redness, odor, drainage, lack of healing over a reasonable time period, and any changes in the wound that are negative (enlarging, change in color of the tissue, etc.) ...Read more

25

25
Signs and symptoms of yeast infection?

Signs and symptoms of yeast infection?

Agree w Dr. Cox.: Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or intercourse. ...Read more

26

26
What are the signs and symptoms of a yeast infection?

Vagina discharge etc: Symptoms may include vagina discharge with whitish cottage cheese kind of texture discharge, itchiness, redness, burning pain etc. Yes, other infection- bacterial infection also can happen-from bacterial vaginosis to many kind of std. Go to see gyn to get yourself checked. ...Read more

27

27
What are the signs and symptoms of a kidney infection?

Pain and fever: A true kidney infection, termed pyelonephritis, usually causes very obvious symptoms. One will often experience pain in the flank region (where the kidneys are) and will also have a very high fever which often comes in waves. An urinalysis and urine culture will confirm the presence of an infection. This type of infection may require intravenous antibiotics followed by 2-3 weeks oral antibiotics ...Read more

28

28
Wondering about signs and symptoms of kidney infection in women?

Wondering about signs and symptoms of kidney infection in women?

Pain,frequency,blood: The symptoms are
1 pain or burning during urination
2frequency/urgency of urination
3blood in the urine
4fever
5abdominal orflank/back pain
signs on exam are
1fever
2tenderness incostovertebral area
3blood or puss on naked urine exam. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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