Endometritis is one of the most common infectious diseases of reproductive system, which is the inflammatory change of the endometrial structure caused by various reasons. Pelvic inflammatory disease, on the other side, is an infection of a woman's pelvic organs, including the uterus, ovaries or fallopian tubes, and the diaphragm that covers the abdominal cavity.

Both the endometritis and pelvic inflammatory disease are female inflammations in the pelvic cavity, what's the difference?

First, the impacted scope of the two is different. Endometritis refers to a range of inflammation that involves only the endometrium and does not include other tissues and organs. While the scope of pelvic inflammatory disease is much larger, including all pelvic organs and tissues, such as uterus, bilateral ovaries, bilateral fallopian tubes, parauterine tissues, rectum, sigmoid colon, cecum, ileum and so on.

Secondly, there are differences in treatment methods. Antibiotics are the main treatment for acute pelvic inflammatory disease, including intravenous infusion, intramuscular injection or oral administration. Spectral antibiotics should be used in combination with anti-anaerobe drugs, while you should make sure the course of the treatment is sufficient.

Also, you can combine the traditional Chinese medicine with the treatment. For example, the herbal medicine Fuyan Pill is a very useful medicine for solve inflammations in the pelvic cavity. It has no side effects and can be used with other chemical medicine at the same time.

As for the treatment of chronic endometritis, the first step for patients is to figure out whether there is a cause, such as residual placenta, intrauterine contraceptive device and so on. The treatment of acute endometritis is mainly based on the application of antibiotics, and according to drug sensitivity test, doctors can select the appropriate antibiotics.

Clinically, endometritis can be treated with general therapy, anti-infective therapy, clearing of intrauterine residues, uterine drainage, estrogen therapy and intrauterine administration. Besides, the herbal medicine Fuyan Pill can be used as well, which also features sufficient effects on the improvement of endometritis.

Doctors point out that the clinical manifestations of endometritis and pelvic inflammation are both chronic and acute, so the specific manifestations of the two are different.

The main symptoms of chronic endometritis include pelvic area pain, increased leucorrhea, menorrhagia, and dysmenorrhea, while the main symptoms of acute endometritis are fever, lower abdominal pain, blood with foul smell, uterine tenderness and so on.

Women with chronic pelvic inflammatory disease are usually accompanied by lower abdominal distention, pain and lumbosacral soreness, frequent fatigue after sexual intercourse and menstrual exacerbation. Acute pelvic inflammatory disease features lower abdominal pain, fever, increased vaginal secretions, persistent abdominal pain and so on. If the disease becomes serious, there may be chills, high fever, headache, loss of appetite, etc.

Besides the timely treatment, females with these problems mentioned above should pay special attention to their daily conditioning, which can help them get better soon. They should eat more easily digestible food with high protein and a variety of vitamins. They should also drink more warm water and have more rest during the menstruation. When an attack occurs, they should stay in bed and avoid manual labor. At ordinary times, they need to pay attention to personal hygiene and preserve a good state of mind.

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