How Much Do You Know About Endometritis?

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Endometritis is an inflammation of the lining of the uterus. It is usually due to an infection. Causes As has been said above, infection is a general cause of endometritis. The possible infections include:
  • sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as chlamydia and gonorrhea
  • tuberculosis
  • infections resulting from the mixture of normal vaginal bacteria
Symptoms
  • abdominal swelling
  • abnormal vaginal bleeding
  • abnormal vaginal discharge
  • constipation
  • discomfort when having a bowel movement
  • fever
  • sickness
  • pain in the pelvis, lower abdominal area, or rectal area
Treatments
  • Antibiotics to treat the infection and prevent complications.
  • Fluids through a vein (by IV)
  • Rest
Sexual partners may need to be treated if the condition is caused by a sexually transmitted infection. Although endometritis is usually not life-threatening, but it’s important to get it treated as soon as possible. Keywords: endometritis
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