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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
Have sever bladder&uterine infection. Been on meds 24hrs- still in pain & short of breath upon walking& talking. Should doc be notified?
Had sex 2 weeks after d&c, condom broke! Is it likely I'll get a womb infection from semen? We are std FREE! Just worried abt pid or uterine infection
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
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
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
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
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
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
What are the signs and symptoms of a yeast infection and how can it be treated naturally or will it go away on its own?
See doctor: Typically, yeast infections have a white chunky "cottage cheese" discharge and the vagina and labia are extremely itchy. Probiotics or yogurt with acidophilus can help a mild yeast infection, but most require treatment with medication. There are several other types of infections that can occur in the vagina such as bacterial infections and STDs. See doctor to make sure what type of infection it is. ...Read more