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Signs Of Infection After A Miscarriage
Miscarriage 5/6 - 5/16, cervix verified closed. Hcg on 5/20 still 88. On 5/29 spotting and mild cramping returns. No signs of infection. Incomplete?
Miscarriage: Likely, see your doctorGet a more detailed answer ›
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
7 weeks post miscarriage, VERY heavy clotty period, extreme abdo lower back pain, tummy ache, nausea. No signs of infection at hospital. Bad period?
Miscarriage: The first cycle after a miscarriage sometimes is a late, heavier cycle. You may have an increase in clots and cramping. This is very common after miscarriage or D&C. ...Read more
A thorough Exam: To assess whether someone has an infection after a miscarriage, a doctor must evaluate you physically to assess if you have signs of infection, check your temperature, vital signs, and if needed, correlate with laboratory studies to assess if your body is mounting a response against an infection. All of these things gives the doctor an idea if there is an infectious process brewing! ...Read more
You can. This is not something you can treat on your own, particularly if there is a foul odor.
see your gyn,
1)who may perform an u/s to ensure there is no retained tissue
2) who may treat you with antibiotics for a possible infection
i would not delay. Infections after miscarriage are usually benign, but if you are in pain, that may not be normal. ...Read more
Signs and symptoms: Infections usually create fever, pain, discharge, feelings of not being well. If there are any questions about how you feel or interpret your symptoms, would strongly recommend seeing an ob/gyn quickly. Do not delay if there are any questions in your mind, because this type of infection may become quite severe rapidly. ...Read more
Follow up with MD: After the miscarriage process is over, you need to go to the follow up appointment to be certain the process was complete. If retained products occur with infection, they may or may not produce immediate fever or other symptoms. Your MD an empty th uterus surgically if that occurs. ...Read more
Sometimes: Infections after miscarriage are uncommon but they can heal by themselves. We usually want to treat the infections with antibiotics to prevent scar tissue that could cause infertility or develop into an abscess. Toxic shock is usually not caused my miscarriage. If you are unsure whether you have an infection or you need treatment then speak with your doc. Best wishes. ...Read more
Husband had mouth infection for months I miscarried 12/13 tried again late but neg pt could it be infection?
Unclear: It is unclear whether or not your husbands mouth infection had anything to do with your miscarriage. My guess is that this likely was unrelated, but impossible to say given the limited amount of information. Remember though, the number one reason for spontaneous miscarriage is chromosomal abnormalities, which are out of your control. All the best. ...Read more
2 wks after miscarriage (was 3 wks along) ultrasound normal and no odd symptoms as of now. Am I out of the woods as far as any infections?
Miscarriage: If there was no retained tissue and it has been two weeks you are probably in the clear ...Read more
I miscarried at 11wks, d&c showed bad infection, given antibodic to clear, now having hard time getting pregnant. Why would that be? 11dpo w pink cm
Caught a bad cold while miscarrying. I have fever of 100.1 but feel fine (- cold symptoms) should I beworried about infection or could it just b cold?
Obgyn follow up: We can not determine the cause from this information. Consider seeing your Obgyn to make sure there is no uterine infection. Your primary care doctor can check you for Flu and viral illness. ...Read more
Many causes: There are many different causes of serial miscarriage. Infections, genetics and cervical incompetence are the big 3 issues. Only your doctor can examine and test for answers. See as soon as possible. ...Read more
How effective is Co amoxiclav and Metronidizole for treating post miscarriage infection. Had both drugs before in the past year.?
Reasonable: These are reasonable choices for that medical situation. If side effects develop, a change may be warranted. I would consider probiotic foods like miso, sauerkraut or others to replace lost bacteria in the gut, along with foods high in fiber to feed the colonies of bacteria. ...Read more
If u conceived a year ago but had a natural miscarried without infection, been ttc 7 months after with no success, high chance of blocked tubes?
No: If there was no infection, there is no reason to think that there is an increased risk of blocked tubes. Having sex 2-3 times weekly and seeking help if not pregnancy within 1 year would be the typical advice. If periods are irregular or there are other medical issues, seeking care after 6 months of trying would be a good idea. ...Read more
Yes: Most of the time everything will be fine however. I would venture to guess that most miscarriages end without a doctor's visit. However sometimes the miscarriage is incomplete and some tissue remains inside. This can lead to a serious infection. Miscarriages in and of themselves don't cause stis, but it's certainly possible to have one that is not diagnosed if you don't go to the doctor. ...Read more
Possibly: Any infecton can make the body more prone to miscarry. A kidney infection ranks right up there, especially since the kidneys sit so close to the uterus and if they have a signficnat infection the entire area can get irritated, and that can lead to a miscarriage. Any infections during pregnancy need to be taken seriously for protection of both mom and baby. ...Read more
After a missed miscarriage, then medical management, which antibiotics would be used if infection was suspected?
If infection, see MD: This isn't the forum to ask such a question, as these meds need Rx. I don't know your allergies, and these questions should have wide appeal, and not be specific, please see your doctor, if you suspect an infection. I'm sorry, I couldn't help more. Good Luck ...Read more
What is the propensity of contracting an infection after 1 week of miscarriage with spotting and having intercourse?
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