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Signs And Symptoms Of Uterine Infection
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
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
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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.
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
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
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 recently gave birth and experienced a uterine inversion after. I have a uterine infection and was given augmentin. How fast should the pills work?
24 - 48 hrs: Temperatures should be improving. Pain should be improving ...Read more
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