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I have a heart shaped uterus, can this cause irregular bleedings? im on the pill and this happens like 2 times a year

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Shouldn't be: A bicornuate uterus (heart shaped) can have a septum or even a side of the uterus that doesn't connect to the cervix. If this were the case, you'd have painful cycles more often +/- abnormal bleeding. With your symptoms, i doubt the shape has anything to do with it. Continue the ocps and occasional break-through bleeding is to be expected. Twice a year is not bad.

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