What is Pyometra?

Pyometra or pyometrea is a uterine infection. Though it is most commonly known as a disease of the unaltered female dog, it is also a notable human disease. It is also seen in female cats (queens), rabbits, hamsters, ferrets, rats and guinea pigs. Pyometra is an important disease to be aware of for any dog owner because of the sudden nature of the disease and the deadly consequences if left untreated. It has been compared to acute appendicitis in humans, because both are essentially empyemas within an abdominal organ.

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I need some advice on a problem I have had since last october, Down below is extremely tender and sore, I also discharge a lot its clear but...

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Thanks for writing in to Heathcare Magic!
Your symptoms are very much suggestive of a serious pathology down there.
You had no menses...

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Hi, I am 58 female post menopausal 8 years..Discharge for a few months…pinkish brown and smelly…ultrasound shows fluid in uterus…endo is 2 cm...

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D&C is mandatory

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Thanks for posting your query.
Your symptoms are indicating towards pyometra ( pus in...

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hi!!!! i had a d&c while 3 months pregnant, and was bleeding for over 2 weeks which i had an iud inserted( the copper one) and i havent stoped...

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Spotting is OK but foul smell only means infection, Get it removed asap and get treatment for the infection because pyometra may be life...

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