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what are the precautions to take for a bulky uterus

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Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
By bulky: I presume you mean "enlarged" uterus? An enlarged uterus is common and can be a symptom of a variety of medical conditions...two of the most common ar ... Read More

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A bulky uterus can be due to fibroids . Intercourse will not affect a fibroid uterus.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
YES: Most commonly a bulky uterus means fibroids, but sometimes means adenomyosis or endometriosis of the uterus. All can affect fertility, miscarriage, an ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: What exactly do you mean by "bulky uterus"? Many times, cephalosporins may be used to treat an infection of your uterus or pelvic area.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
Two hormones: Both estrogen and Progesterone are necessary for a pregnancy to implant.
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
I : I am unsure if this is necessary, i can not think of any instances where this would be done. However there may be certain instances that I am not awar ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Preconception Care: Take Folic Acid at least 400 mcgs daily. No recreational drugs, alcohol or nicotine in any form. Exercise regularly. See a doctor specially if you hav ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minimal: The vagina is self cleaning. The usual vaginal discharge is natures way of keeping the vaginal clean. While there are many feminine hygiene products ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
It : It is standard to be taken off of estrogen birth control because of risk of clots. Many patients are given blood thinners prior to certain types of p ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Gastritis: Other than avoiding caffeine, heavy, large, spicy meals, medicines like ranitidine and Omeprazole are sometimes used during pregnancy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Donating kidney: For a kidney donor, there will be a very thorough screening to check for high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease and any anatomical problems wit ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe nothing: Uterine fiborids are quite common, especially in african american women. Often they don't cause much problem, but some women may experience painful an ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Rest: Rest your injured brain to allow it to heal. If you stress your brain with physical activity, too little sleep, or cognitive stress (schoolwork, readi ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Nelson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Not many: it cuts down on hair loss and damage from hair products. That's about all.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vaughn Dobalian
37 years experience Family Medicine
Reduces symptoms: This drug is availed in US as Ella (ulipristal acetate) a morning after pill, it reduces a fibroid's responded to progesterone hormones and can slow g ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It depends on what the cause of the hematometra is. Cervical stenosis is a cause and can be treated with dilation of the cervix. Scarring due to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Not reliable: And potentially toxic. There is no other method which would insure infertility. All the best.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
BV in pregnancy: BV resolves spontaneously in up to 50% of pregnant women. When pregnant and symptomatic with BV, it should be treated. Treating pregnant women with ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Several : There are several antibiotics that are safe during pregnancy. You need to call your ob/gyn to coordinate care and have continuity of care to assure he ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience Surgical Oncology
Feel free to ask: Pictures are not always taken in the or, but if you ask in advance, your surgeon may be able to do it for you.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ionel Rad
Dr. Ionel Rad answered
16 years experience Anesthesiology
It depends: The drug that "puts you to sleep" is usually (but not always) propofol. However, there are many other drugs given before right before you fall asleep ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Prenatal vitamins: You can start them before you even become pregnant. Take care.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Wearing tight pants definitely will not have an effect on the cervix. Most common reason for the cervix to clothes or stenosis, is how you respond to ... Read More

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