Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Uterus Infection Evaluation

The evaluation of endometritis begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in a woman with endometritis may include:

  • An abnormal discharge from the uterus
  • A tender uterus
  • Rapid pulse

Testing is required to determine the severity of endometritis.

Tests that may be used to evaluate endometritis include:

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Uterus Infection References
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