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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience Radiology
Wall or lining?: Is the lining of the uterus thickened or the wall? Unusual thickening of the lining of the uterus (endometrium) can be a sign of hyperplasia, polyp, o ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask you MD: You need to ask your surgeon who did the procedure and have a follow up office visit to be sure everything is o.K for your answer.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazin Abdullah
14 years experience Fertility Medicine
Depends:: Many factors are involved: how many fibroids, size of fibroids, location of fibroids. Then the approach to the surgery, open surgery (laparotomy), l ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unclear: Cramps can be caused by all sorts of things from constipation, gas, intestinal issues, bladder infections, ovarian cysts and other infections. With a ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
?Not Uterus?: May instead be large bowel distension and contraction and hqve nothing to do with a uterus. Discussing all the associated symptoms with your doctor w ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: definitely not. Just this year there have been a small number (less than 10) of experimental surgeries transplanting a uterus that seem to have "worke ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Austin
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Retroverted: A tipped uterus is called retroverted, meaning that it is tilted toward your back. Most people are anteverted, with a uterus tilting forward. It does ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked out: Pain in the left lower abdomen can be from many different causes. Left ovary torsion, left fallopian tube disease, descending colon, sigmoid colon, le ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It means fibroids: Fibroids are non-cancerous growths of the muscular layer of the uterus. They are hormonally driven and can grow in size and cause problems for many w ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Indentation at top: An arcuate uterus has a slight indentation of the uterine cavity at the fundus (top) . It is the mildest form of a uterine septum and is of no clinica ... Read More

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