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what happens to your uterus during your period

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mirela Cernaianu
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YES: It is ok to do a biopsy of the uterus any day, depending on what the doctor is looking for - but you can get better information about the quality of t ... Read More

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
That's an interestin: Question in that cramping is a muscular uterine spasm that generally pushes blood out. Generally the space inside the uterus, when not pregnant, is s ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Options : There are multiple options. Hormonal treatments such as birth control pills, Progesterone treatments and the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud are effective ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Likely adenomyosis: Pockets of normal endometrial cells can become embedded in the muscle wall of the uterus causing swelling of uterus, pain and heavier bleeding. This ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Some do: Some women certainly have those types of pain with their cycle. Others do not. Menstrual cycle pain is highly variable. If this is a recurring problem ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obgyn evaluation: A sonogram does not rule out endometriosis. Consider seeing and Obgyn and perhaps a gastrointestinal specialist to address the rectal pain. One option ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Polyp: Uterine cancer would be extremely unlikely in a 24 year old. I would return to the Obgyn who diagnosed you and ask what the next steps are. Uterine po ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Painful menses: Painful periods that you describe may indicate a condition called Endometriosis. You need to be evaluated by a GYN MD to accurately determine the caus ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Get an OBGYN consult: It sounds like you need to visit your OB/GYN right away. You may need to have a cervical exam, pap, r/o uterine process such as fibroids or endometrio ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Is this a pattern: if heavy periods are becoming an issue many possibilities include fibroids vs increased estrogen secondary to being over weight or other syndromes lik ... Read More
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