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Has anyone had several different abdominal complications after a D&C? What did you do?<br><br>
Brief: I had my third m/c a week and a half ago with a D&C at 12.3 wks. It is my third (I did the first two, at 8 wks and 10.5 wks, naturally).<br><br>
So after my D&C with gen. anesthesia, I bled for several days as expected. I had only mild cramps and thought I had gotten off easy compared to 6 weeks of heavy cramps and bleeding with last m/c.<br><br>
6 days ago I had extreme pain in peeing that by night turned into peeing blood and intense pain - a bladder infection. I was able to take AZO and numb the pain until my naturopath could prescribe an antibiotic (test showed severe infection). I took Bactrum for 3 days - and it gave me headaches each day and a raging yeast infection (which I kept at bay by eating raw garlic, yogurt, and taking probiotic pills).<br><br>
I had mild tummy cramps yesterday which turned so severe today that I nearly went to the ER and/or called 911. What I thought was me dying turned out to be gas from hell. Malox extra-strength gave me some relief, though I feel painfully bloated and uncomfortable. A doctor is going to see me around 5pm.<br><br>
The doctor thinks this is all related to the cathedarization (the bladder infection) and the weakness down there after the D&C - and, of course, intestinal weakness after an antibiotic. Has anyone else gone downhill so much after a D&C? If so, what were your issues? Did anyone eliminate food from their diet or follow a protocol to stay well? I feel awful. Thanks for any advice.
 

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Okay - the bloating turned out to be endometritis....an infection in my uterus. So between the bladder and uterine infection, I'm not liking the D&C so much afterall. Cheers.
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"> That really, truly sucks. But then you know that already! I wish I had some advice <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> I guess just take care of yourself, dear.
 

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Endometriosis is not an infection in the uterus and cannot be caused by a D&C. Here's a little more info about it: <a href="https://health.google.com/health/ref/Endometriosis" target="_blank">https://health.google.com/health/ref/Endometriosis</a>. Of course it IS possible to have a uterine infection and endo, but the endo has probably been around for years. It takes a while to develop.<br><br>
I'm so sorry for your loss. I, too, had a D&C with complications after. I had a bladder infection. The antibiotics for that gave me a yeast infection. The yeast infection gave me a bladder infection. I took more antibiotics for bladder infection #2. A month and a half later I am in excruciating pain and go to the doctor. It turns out that bladder infections 1 and 2 were the same infection. The Rx I'd been given the first time didn't work. They gave me the same Rx again and guess what? I didn't work. So the bladder infection had, by that time, reached my kidneys. Finally I got a different Rx and all was well.... about 4 months after my D&C.<br><br>
I know how frustrating it is to feel like your body is out of control. The complications after the loss just make the grief of loss seem to go on that much longer. I hope that everything clears up and your body is as good as new. Again, I'm so sorry that you lost another baby. They'll always be with us and they'll always be important.
 

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I had a D&C after my second miscarriage and had no complications at all. I'm sorry to hear you're having illness after your loss. I also became pregnant about 4 months later and carried my DD to term with no problems.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Endometriosis is not an infection in the uterus and cannot be caused by a D&C. Here's a little more info about it: <a href="https://health.google.com/health/ref/Endometriosis" target="_blank">https://health.google.com/health/ref/Endometriosis</a>. Of course it IS possible to have a uterine infection and endo, but the endo has probably been around for years. It takes a while to develop.</div>
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No - the OP said that she is suffering from endometritis, which is an inflammation of the uterine lining, and not endometriosis, which is completely different.
 
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