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Pls whatvkibd of antibiotics will I need for womb infection.

Antibiotic: A culture and sensitivity should be done to determine the best antibiotic for your womb infection. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Infection (Definition)

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


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I want to find out how long does it take to fall pregnant after a womb infection?

I want to find out how long does it take to fall pregnant after a womb infection?

Unanswerable: Please clarify: what do you mean specifically by 'womb"? Uterus? Cervix? Fallopian tubes? What infection and has it been fully treated? ...Read more

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What to do if I have been told I have a womb infection, how when I have no sexual contact?

Ascending infection: You may have had an ascending infection emanating from your cervix or vagina ...Read more

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I had half unprotected half protected (condom) sex 12 days after d&c, am I safe from womb infection from the d&c? Bleeding stopped and no pain.

I had half unprotected half protected (condom) sex 12 days after d&c, am I safe from womb infection from the d&c? Bleeding stopped and no pain.

Likely safe: Any episode of unprotected sex puts one at risk for vaginal and potential uterine infection, but by 12 days and cessation of bleeding, one would not expect an acute infection from the d&c. ...Read more

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I have got a womb infection as per doctor without doin any test, is smoking good for me, I get sharp pains in my lower tummy an lower back?

I have got a womb infection as per doctor without doin any test, is smoking good for me, I get sharp pains in my lower tummy an lower back?

No, its not: Endometritis can be diagnosed by physical exam alone, but is usually a serious infection requiring antibiotics. Smoking is never good for you, decreases blood flow, which is not good for either resolving infections or promoting healing. If your doctor did not recommend treatment, make an appointment with another gyn for a second opinion. It is often caused by gonorrhea/chlamydia and is serious. ...Read more

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D&c 2 wks ago, abdomen sore like I did sit-ups (but I did not) & have low back pain. Also frequent urination, could this be a womb infection?

D&c 2 wks ago, abdomen sore like I did sit-ups (but I did not) & have low back pain. Also frequent urination, could this be a womb infection?

Possibly: Please see your doctor or the doctor who performed the D&C peocedure ASAP, you may need antibiotics and other medications, US exam or other studies, good luck ...Read more

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If a pt has known chorioamnionitis during pregnancy, what treatments can be done during to treat the infection & inflammation?

If a pt has known chorioamnionitis during pregnancy, what treatments can be done during to treat the infection & inflammation?

Antibiotics&delivery: Effective antibiotics can be given to minimize the risk to the baby. Delivery does not have to be done emergently by c-section, but the baby should be delivered as soon as possible if it is mature. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What are the treatments for a postpartum uterus infection not solved with antibiotics?

What are the treatments for a postpartum uterus infection not solved with antibiotics?

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

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I have just been told I have a 8cm fibroid on the outside of my womb, it is pressing on my bladder. What are my chooes for treatment. Thank you.?

I have just been told I have a 8cm fibroid on the outside of my womb, it is pressing on my bladder. What are my chooes for treatment. Thank you.?

A few: Surgery - either remove just the fibroid or hysterectomy.
Embolization - blocks the blood vessels to the uterus to shrink it.
Waiting for menopause since most fibroids get a bit smaller after menopause.

Good luck. ...Read more

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Doctor I had a test and was told I have infections in my womb. Doctor can I get pregnant again.

Not enough info: There is not enough info here to answer. If you have a uterine infection then you will need antibiotics to treat it. ...Read more

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How resilient are fetuses insude the womb to infection or general outside triggers?

In general: Fortunately for the fate of humanity fetuses are quite well protected inside the uterus. Otherwise the human race would never have survived. There are many infections that can cause problems during pregnancy. The specific risks of each would need to be assessed separately ...Read more

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Can a urinary tract infection affect the baby in my womb?

Can a urinary tract infection affect the baby in my womb?

Yes: It depends....The infection itself is not an issue, but if you have a fever, or a severe form of urinary infection, the fever may affect the baby.
If you have a simple bladder infection, that is common, and not usually a problem. ...Read more

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Is the medicine for urinary tract infection harmful to the baby inside the womb?

The physician will: Prescribe antibiotics that are alright for pregnancy. That is why it is important to tell your doctor if you are or believe you might be pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a baby to acquire infection while in the womb?

Is it possible for a baby to acquire infection while in the womb?

Yes: Any illness that mom experiences during pregnancy that has a "blood" phase (germs circulating in the blood) can pass that to baby. That includes std's (syphillis, aids), viruses like the flu, chickenpox& rubella. After the water breaks, the baby can acquire germs from mothers vaginal tract like group b strep. ...Read more

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What kind of virus infection in a pregnant woman can cause the baby to die inside the womb?

What kind of virus infection in a pregnant woman can cause the baby to die inside the womb?

Several: If you are asking for the names of viruses, there are many, including herpes simplex, cytomegalovirus, measles, and a host of others. If you have a different question please phrase it differently. ...Read more

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Doctor can you take ampicillin when you have infections in your womb?

Doctor can you take ampicillin when you have infections in your womb?

Ampicillin/pregnancy: This question is a bit vague, so let me try and help in some way. If your question is whether or not Ampicillin can be taken during pregnancy...It can.

If your question is whether Ampicillin is for a "womb infection"---it depends entirely on the scenario in which the infection is diagnosed. Some infections it helps, some it does not. Please do not self treat in this scenario, ask your gyn! ...Read more

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Uteran infection? C section 2 wk ago, now new pain and cramping in womb area, bleeding and odor. High Infected urine. Sick no apetite what test needed

Uteran infection? C section 2 wk ago, now new pain and cramping in womb area, bleeding and odor. High Infected urine. Sick no apetite what test needed

Post c/s infection: It sounds as though you may have started developing post cesarean section infection. In view of cramping, bleeding and odor, the prudent thing is to see your doctor for evaluation right away. You may have to be treated with iv antibiotics in the hospital. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does taking tamoxifen for breast cancer treatment induce cancer of the womb?

Does taking tamoxifen for breast cancer treatment induce cancer of the womb?

Small risk: Tamoxifen is asociated with a small (less than 5%) risk of uterine cancers, women on tamoxifen require regular gynecologic checkups every 6-12 months and high-risk women may need ultrasound screeenings too. ...Read more

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Discomfort on r side between ribs/hip. Very sore after bladder is emptied. No urine infection ovaries / womb checked. Wheat free diet so bloating gon?

Discomfort on r side between ribs/hip. Very sore after bladder is emptied. No urine infection ovaries / womb checked. Wheat free diet so bloating gon?

Unclear but: Things to consider include colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable colon, appendicitis, gall bladder, or kidney stones. You did not indicate what was the MRI for. If abdominal imaging was done and was unremarkable, you may need to see a gastroenterologist who may do a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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What is stage 2 cancer in the womb and can it be cured also what are the treatments?

What is stage 2 cancer in the womb and can it be cured also what are the treatments?

Early stage 95%: With early detection of uterine cancer, with radical surgery, advanced current chemoradiation the cure will be will be 95% for 5 year survival. Stage ii of uterine cancer is confined to uterus with cervix involvement but no spread to lymph nodes. For stage ii it will be 70%. ...Read more

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Streptococcus milleri in the womb/placenta should this have been detected during my pregnancy? Me and baby recieved antibiotic therapy but worried no

Streptococcus milleri in the womb/placenta should this have been detected during my pregnancy? Me and baby recieved antibiotic therapy but worried no

Strep milleri: This organism can be quite malignant, if in fact it is causing infection. It is not possible to tell whether its presence could have been detected earlier without more info on your symptoms and signs. Hope that you and your baby are getting along well and will recover uneventfully from anything this may have caused. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for an infection in the uterus?

Is there any cure for an infection in the uterus?

Yes: Antibiotics will usually work. It may take IV antibiotics in severe cases. ...Read more

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Can ampicillin help cure internal infection like in uterus?

Depends: Ampicillin in combination with some other antibiotics can be used for uterine infection. It is not the drug of choice. ...Read more

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How quickly can a chorioamnionitis infection develop? Is it possible to develop it during labour or is it pre-existing?

How quickly can a chorioamnionitis infection develop? Is it possible to develop it during labour or is it pre-existing?

Varies: Chorioamnionitis usually occurs in labor but yes it can occur before. Typically the longer you're on labor with your water broken the higher the risks. It certainly can occur fast in some cases though. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more