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Uterus Definition Infection
Endometritis: Endometritis is an infection in the uterus. It can be caused by many different types of bacteria. It usually presents with lower abdominal pain, abnormal foul smelling discharge, and fever. It can occur following pregnancy and is often seen in women who had a prolonged period of time of ruptured membranes prior to delivery. It is also seen in women remote from pregnancy. Treatment is antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor 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
Endometritis : Studies show endometritis moe likely after childbirth or C-section. Endometritis may occur after a pelvic procedure through the cervix such as a D&C, IUD placement, or endometrial biopsy. Signs and symptoms include supra public pain, abnormal vaginal bleeding, fever, pain with bowel movement and other symptoms. Endometritis can happen at same time as other pelvic infections and must be treated. ...Read more
Pain: An infection in the uterus is called endometritis. Symptoms usually include lower abdominal or pelvic pain. Low-grade fever or vaginal discharge may also be other symptoms. Pain during intercourse may also be a clue. I would highly recommend you visiting your ob/gyn or primary care doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sister has uterus infection and says she may need an emergency DNC... What in the world does this mean and what's the cause?
I live in foreign country but am a US citizen. I think I have a uterus yeast infection- is this possible?
Uterine yeast ?: Yeast (fungal) infections are usually limited to the vaginal canal and external vulva in women, not the uterus, per se. Systemic yeast infections can occur, but usually in immune-compromised individuals. Ask for a referral to an infectious disease specialist to be certain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sis is 30have 4children she has infection in uterus she has gone through treatment but it occours again way medicine do u suggests for her?
Up to her and doctor: What type of infection? How long has been the treatment? What antibiotics? Unable to even give you a intellegent answer about this. Sorry. ...Read more
I don't have a infection but my uterus fills like its burning instead of cramping and pain it burns ?
Internal exam: The list of possibilities here is rather long. You should get yourself to a healthcare provider and get a gynecological examination performed to rule out several different types of infections and other conditions that can cause your problem. ...Read more
Worst case: If antibiotics for what is believed to be post partum infection of the uterus don't work, the symptoms being treated are either not from an infection, or there are bacteria present and/or the environment in the uterus is such that these antibiotics are not effective. The source of an infection needs to be removed, potentially by way of hysterectomy. ...Read more