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Signs Of Infection After A Miscarriage
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
Vaginitis: You can. This is not something you can treat on your own, particularly if there is a foul odor. Please: 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
Bacterial invasion: The remaining fetal products inside the uterus can be infected by bacteria from the vagina, and if not treated immediately can lead to blood borne infection.(sepsis) which can then become "an invasion of the body snatchers" resulting in death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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