Endometritis and BV

by Anne
(USA)

Q. Hi, I use to get BV a lot as a kid. Right now I'm under a lot of medical treatment.

I have blood in my urine which I have had for many years. I have chronic back pain and abdominal pain as well. I have been peeing blood off and on for two weeks now, I have never been able to see it now I can.

The last few days I have had soreness and discharge so I went to the med center and they diagnosed BV. I haven't had a pap in few years so I'm wondering what are the symptoms of untreated BV?

I'm currently seeing a surgeon and she thinks its endometritis. I got a cat scan done a week ago still haven't received an answer.

If anyone has had these symptoms please write back. I'm tired of the pain and just want to know whats actually wrong with me.

A. You certainly sound as if you're having a rough time with it all, Anne.

The main symptom of BV is the distinctive fishy smell of the discharge. There is a test that the doctor can do which will clearly show whether that is what you have or not.

It is common to have BV and Endometritis at the same time. I'm not a doctor but it sounds as if you have much more going on than "just" BV so follow your doctor's advise as soon as they get the results back from the scan.

If you're put onto antibiotics then that will deplete your supply of good bacteria in the vaginal and urogenital area as well as the bad bacteria. My suggestion would be to go on to a probiotic such as Fem Dophilus as soon as you can and keep taking it throughout your antibiotic treatment. Try to separate taking the antibiotics and the probiotic (Fem Dophilus) by 3 or 4 hours if you can.

Phone your doctor and get the result of that scan. That will show you what the next move should be. If it doesn't reveal anything, ask for more tests. Something is not right and you need to find out what it is. You've suffered for too long.

Good luck with your treatment and I hope you get on top of this.

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Sep 23, 2009
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by: Anonymous

Thank u so much for answering! I finally got somewhere after years of research today. They found tons of kidney stones and I have a few other things that have to be checked out by a different surgeon. My present surgeon couldn't tell me much because she doesn't specialized in that field. I feel a little better now.knowing at least something and why I'm in so much pain all the time and all the blood. Where can I find the stuff u talked about?she also said I'm going to have to have more test done and she is not sure if it will be surgery or not because it's not her field. I'm guessing so though because if I haven't passed any kidney stones after thus many years it's probably not going to happen.

Sep 23, 2009
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Your news has made my day!
by: Dawn

I'm absolutely wrapped that you've finally got some answers to your problems.

You can read more about Fem Dophilus on Home Treatment of Bacterial Vaginosis and there is also a link to buy it.

Fem Dophilus is suitable for all "women's problems" and will help to ensure that the antibiotics you will be taking don't leave the urogenital area empty. They will help the good bacteria that are supposed to live down there are able to reestablish. It's that "wall-to-wall" carpeting of good bacteria that stops the bad ones getting a foot hold.

This is such great news, Anne. Best of luck with it.

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