MICROBIOTA and ENDOMETRIUM – HIDDEN INFECTIONS
Under normal conditions the endometrium is colonised mainly from Lactobacilli.
Under specific conditions like immunological imbalances,(inherited or acquired) or invasive procedures, the environment can be disturbed and a number of various abnormal populations can be developed and colonise the endometrium.
In most of the cases, especially in acute situations, the symptoms are characteristic, and the treatment is beneficial for the woman immediately.
In some cases, the developed abnormal population is under a partial control from the immune system. This condition results in smaller numbers of newly developed bacteria, that are difficult to be diagnosed as they give very mild symptoms or are totally asymptomatic. The woman with this chronic condition will not have any obvious symptoms but it can have an adverse effect on a future pregnancy.
In case we suspect immunological imbalances and the woman suffers from repeated implantation failures, the examination of the microbiota (the asymptomatic abnormal bacterial population in the uterus) can be very useful.
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