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What are the symptoms associated with an infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?

What are the symptoms associated with an infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?

Uterine tenderness: Uterine tenderness is one of the most common symptoms. Obs use the term "tenderness" or "tender" to refer to discomfort or pain in the uterus, typically when pushing gently on the uterus. There can also be signs like a foul-smelling vaginal discharge, fever, etc. In cases of postpartum endometritis. ...Read more

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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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What is the treatment for infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?

What is the treatment for infection of the uterine lining after childbirth?

Depends: If there is tissue remaining in the uterus a dilation and curettage may be needed. Other than that the mainstay to treatment would be antibiotics of course. The type and route of antibiotics would depend upon specifics of the situation. ...Read more

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What are the tests for infection of the uterine lining?

What are the tests for infection of the uterine lining?

Blood tests/biopsy: First with be a history and physical exam and then possibly blood tests. Also a biopsy of the uterine lining may be needed. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: infection of the uterine lining?

What is the definition or description of: infection of the uterine lining?

Endometritis: An infection of the uterine lining is called endometritis. If the infection involves the uterine wall it is call endomyometritis. ...Read more

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Hav yeast infection ( swollen red itchy bumps on legs arms n butt )after childbirth. Can it b a sign of diabetes. Wht can b other reason fr the prblm?

Hav yeast infection (
swollen red itchy bumps on legs arms n butt )after childbirth. Can it b a sign of diabetes. Wht can b other reason fr the prblm?

Probably not yeast: These are not the typical sites for yeast infection and thus it is likely from something else. Pregnancy itself can be associated with unusual skin rash which should subside within 30 days after delivery. If the problem persists and not helped by topical cortisone, see your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Just found out my uterine lining is thick and I have a polyp. Is this a sign of cancer?

Not yet: You do need to get a diagnosis. Don't procrastinate and you should be fine; if this is cancer and you've kept up surveillance, you are still by far more likely to have a good outcome. ...Read more

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I am having an endo sweeping. I have a 3-5 CM buildup of the uterine lining.I have never had any other symptoms (no bleeding, cramps, pain, etc.)i am 6o, on bhrt for 20 years.Why would this be needed?

I am having an endo sweeping. I have a 3-5 CM buildup of the uterine lining.I have never had any other symptoms (no bleeding, cramps, pain, etc.)i am 6o, on bhrt for 20 years.Why would this be needed?

Rule out cancer: A typical postmenopausal endometrial lining measurement should be <4-5 mm because the ovaries are not actively producing hormones to thicken up the lining. Being on hrt with estrogen alone increases the risk of uterine cancer, therefore you should be on both estrogen and Progesterone to reduce this risk. This combination should keep your lining thin. Sometimes a benign polyp can thicken lining. ...Read more

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I am shedding clumps of uterine lining but not bleeding. I have been experiencing pms symptoms the past week. I Have Jaydess/skyla iud. ?

I am shedding clumps of uterine lining but not bleeding. I have been experiencing pms symptoms the past week. I Have Jaydess/skyla iud. ?

Sometimes one does: see more decidual (lining) tissue than blood in a menstrual period...rarely the whole uterine lining will be passed in one piece...a decidual cast. This will usually be an isolated event, and the next period will have the usual lining mixed with blood. The Skyla IUD is associated with lighter periods as well. If persists/more questions, return to your Doc. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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If i had a uterine infection (not std), would I have symptoms? If so, what?

If i had a uterine infection (not std), would I have symptoms? If so, what?

Many symptoms: Perhaps the most common symptoms from a uterine infection would be pain, bleeding and abnormal discharge. However, some uterine infections can be asymptomatic. That is why it is critical for women to have routine obgyn examinations. ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

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