Can You Get A Bacterial Infection After Hysterectomy
What is bacterial vaginosis
Bacterialvaginosis is a disease that's caused by the overgrowth of a type of bacteria that's called Gardnerella vaginalis, Gardnerella vaginalis. And as the name might suggest, this is the most common vaginal infection. Now I wanna put these really big quotes
around the term infection because the thing that's interesting about Gardnerella vaginalis is that it's a bacteriathat's naturally found in the vagina. Now some may consider this to be a sexually transmitted infection, which is interestingbecause it doesn't cause
any problems until there'stoo much of it there. So when we look to the causes of bacterial vaginosis, they are all things that change the vaginal environment. That can include acts like douching, so douching, or rinsing of the vagina. The other is having newor multiple sex partners.
And finally, another known cause is the use of antibiotics. This could be in the case of somebody that has a throat infection or a pneumonia that's on antibiotics which will then attackthe bacteria that exists within the vagina andallow Gardnerella vaginalis to overgrow and cause bacterial vaginosis.
So we've touched a little bit on it here, but I wanna draw it out. So when we talk about the pathophysiology of a disease, we'retalking about the mechanism by which that disease occurs. So in order to understandthe pathophysiology of bacterial vaginosis, we need to take a look at a sample of bacteria
that exists in the vagina. So I'll draw out someGardnerella vaginalis bacteria, and so I'll put this up in our key. This is the symbol forGardnerella vaginalis. And I'll draw a few of them around here, but I also wanna show that there are a lot of other bacteriathat exist in this sample. So if you really look at it here,
Vaginal Discharge After Hysterectomy
I need your advice on vaginal discharge afterhysterectomy. It certainly shouldn't include blood, sinceyou can't have a period anymore. I know any blood after a hysterectomy meanssomething is broken, well bad. But I've heard there could be some. Brown vaginal discharge for a couple of weeksafter a hysterectomy is normal. I thought it would only last a few days. The red bloody discharge as incisions healis only a few days, while the brown dried blood can leak out over weeks.
So even without a period, I have to wear maxipads for another month or two. Don't use tampons. I know, they recommended against that, evenwith the expected discharge. If you lift anything heavy in the six weeksafterward and get a rush of blood, get to the emergency room because you tore something. They gave me the same advice as when you havea kid â€“ don't lift anything heavier than a newborn. You can have bleeding because you tore thingshaving sex too soon after the hysterectomy
too. Let's just say surgery and vaginal dischargelike this are the exact opposite of the mood required for that to happen. Any spotting with a bad odor, though, is areason to see a . Even if it is a really bad yeast or bacterial infection, it needsto be treated. So the standard yeast infection with a beersmell is really bad right now. Yes. And a thick white curdish material comingout from an infection is also really bad. What other discharge should I be on the lookoutforé
Any thick yellow drainage is a possible infectionof the surgical wound, so you need to see the about that. Ditto if you can'tpee or poop. I'd certainly see a about not beingable to go to the bathroom. A warning sign is when it hurts to do so. They tell you to have laxatives and lots offiber to reduce the straining down there. If it burns when you pee, that's a urinarytract infection, but it could mean other bacteria are in the incisions. And green and yellowdischarge from the vagina means there definitely is.
So even though I can't have kids, I stillget a few more weeks of looking at the multicolored diaper pad insert. You are supposed to talk to the anytime there is bleeding heavier than light spotting and any discharge that has a badodor. If in doubt, ask the doc.
My Vaginal Discharge Smells Like Urine
My vaginal discharge smells like urine. Are you sure you just aren't leaking urineé I don't think so. If you just had a baby, the muscles down thereare tired if not torn from the strain. The end result is greater odds of leaking peewhen you laugh, cough or bend over. No one mentioned that in the parenting classes. That's because they are less likely to admitit and way more likely to blame it on the diapered critter in their lap.
What else could be making it smell like urineé A really hard labor where you strain so muchit tears microscopic holes in the vagina in the wall that separates it from the bladder.Then you get urine seeping into the vaginal area. I don't think I'm leaking from the bladder. If you have that type of set of microscopicholes, urine will leak into the vagina even if you're holding the pee in anyway. How do you get that fixedé
Surgery. Then again, this is a common problemwhen they do a hysterectomy and don't put in a proper floor for the bladder too, butfixing that is surgical as well. I'd like to know what other things couldbe responsible for it so I have solutions other than surgery. It is possible that you are using so muchdouche and clothing so tight that the skin can't breathe that bacteria has caused thepH to shift that badly, but it is rare. I know there are douches you can't use oftenbecause it cleanses so well the good bacteria is washed away. Then you risk a bacterialinfection.
Bacterial infections smell like onion, badfish or garlic. You also have an increased risk of yeast infections, which smell likebeer. I hate to say it, but I have seen enough offeringsto the porcelain god to know the difference between pee, beer and vomit in terms of smell. There's also the possibility you are leakingpee into your underwear, and the area still smells like that even after you change clothes. Which is a different reason to talk to the. Or switch to texting to continue the conversationinstead of trying to hold it in while you
talk. I already text mostly, and I don't waitso long to stop talking that I leak while racing to the bathroom. Then the most likely a bacterial infection,made worse by wearing tight clothes, excessive sweating, and concentrated urine. Then drinking water, wear loose clothing andeating yogurt is a start to fixing this. Assuming you don't need antibiotics. I prefer probiotics.
I still think you should take the yogurt orally,rather than sticking it up there and hoping it helps.