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14 week surgical Abortion vs miscarriage. Does the womb look the same a day later or will a doctor be able to tell it was an abortion if he scanned me?

14 week surgical Abortion vs miscarriage. Does the womb look the same a day later or will a doctor be able to tell it was an abortion if he scanned me?

Experienced Dr Knows: Surgical abortion (or miscarriage) has stretching of the the cervix, the lowest part of the uterus, to remove the fetus. That stretching leaves bruising, tiny (less than 1/8" long) tears, bleeding, and even clots or tissue. An OB/GYN will definitely know SOMETHING went on with your cervix. If you are trying to hide your abortion from your doctor, ask yourself why. Your doctor needs to know. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more


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How does it feel for a baby to move in the womb at 16 weeks pregnant?

How does it feel for a baby to move in the womb at 16 weeks pregnant?

"Fluttering...": Many women don't feel the baby move until 20 weeks of pregnancy. Those who can feel It, usually described as a "fluttering" sensation--something like a butterfly in your abdomen. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can the fetus stays longer than 42 weeks in the womb or the dates in this case would be wrong?

Can the fetus stays longer than 42 weeks in the womb or the dates in this  case would be wrong?

Late baby: It could be either. We don't completely understand how the signal for going into labor works. Some babies do normally stay in longer. But also it's possible the dates are off. This would more likely be true if a woman DID NOT have an ultrasound during the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the thickening of the womb?

What is the thickening of the womb?

Depends: Is this from an ultrasound study? Are you referring to the lining of the uterus or the uterus itself? There are many potetial answers. The lining of uterus ( endometrium) can be thickened based on where you are in your normal cycle. Other possibilities include fibroids, polyps, hyperplasia, cancer...Thickening of the muscles can include fibroids, adenomyosis, tumors, cancer.... ...Read more

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Could using vibrators hurt the womb?

Could using vibrators hurt the womb?

Not if used properly: If the vibrator is used on the vulva and clitoris gently there is absolutely no harm to the uterus. If it is inserted into the vagina and used roughly, then it can cause cervical tears and bleeding. ...Read more

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How is a thin womb lining thickened ???

How is a thin womb lining thickened ???

Womb lining thickene: LebogangM ~ usually under the influence of hormones. Estrogen thickens, progesterone in the 2nd 1/2 of the cycle makes it mature and allows breakdown. Pregnancy and infection and neoplastic conditions are some others. Do not worry about this. All you should be doing is seeing the OBGYN once a year for an exam and a PAP smear and he will advise if any problems.thx ...Read more

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Are flea bites harmful to baby in womb??

Are flea bites harmful to baby in womb??

Depends: If that flea carried plague and you got sick I can see that that bite could be a problem.However, we don't see plague in this country and your average flea bite is just a nuisance, not a threat to you or baby. ...Read more

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Recovery time after tilted womb surgery?

PLEASE ask you doc: Who is going to do the surgery since your doc knows exactly what he or she is going to do and knows your body habitus, that is a standard ? U should be asking your doc and your doc should tell u that without u even having to ask it , when i propose or plan to do surg on my pts i always tell them how long recovery would normally be and what to expect during recovery. ...Read more

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What exercises will help a prolapse womb?

What exercises will help a prolapse womb?

Kegel: Kegel exercises may help prevent theprogression of early stage of uterine prolapse. This exercise involves contracting and relaxing the muscles that surround the vagina and urethra. It is the same muscle you would use to stop the flow of urine while you are going to the bathroom. It is important to do this correctly because some just tighten their abdominal muscles rather than the pelvic muscle. ...Read more

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When can a baby start kicking in the womb?

When can a baby start kicking in the womb?

20 weeks.: A baby can start kicking at anytime, the real question is when you should expect to feel the baby's movements. It's called quickening and it happens at around 18-20 weeks. People who've been pregnant before will often feel it earlier. Any earlier than that and it's probably indigestion. ...Read more

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Can we all start out in the womb as female?

Can we all start out in the womb as female?

Yes: Embryonic differentiation of the urogenital tract starts along a common pathway. It is the presence of male factors being expressed from the sry region of the y-chromosome that results in differentiation towards male genitalia. In the absence of many 'male factors' the default pathway is female. There are genetic conditions associated with being genetically male but phenotypically female. ...Read more

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How loud does it get for a baby in the womb?

Not very: Imagine that you are snorkeling under water. Do you notice how muffled all of the sounds are from even a nearby motorboat? Same for the baby, who is under water, so to speak, and also has less developed hearing sensitivity. Most sounds outside your body would be very diminished in the intrauterine environment. ...Read more

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How does a baby in the womb change positions?

Baby: It is able to flip around like you do when you are in a pool. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the womb lining to fall out?

Menstrual period: Yes, it is. The clots that you may notice in your menstrual blood are the lining of the womb that is coming out. ...Read more

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Does lipton tea has any effect on female womb?

Does lipton tea has any effect on female womb?

The same as caffeine: Lipton tea has caffeine. So even though there is less caffeine in tea than in coffee, it would still couse the same effects, like increase in heart rate and blood pressure. ...Read more

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Why do people say we all start out in the womb?

Your kidding,right !: While human fertilization occurs in the fallopian tube, the pregnancy itself will not really start until the fetal cells implant in the womb. Failure to implant leads to shedding of the products of conception.Implantation begins the formation of the early placenta & cord, which nourishes the developing fetal cells.So, in fact, we all start out in the womb. ...Read more

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Can a woman womb be too small to carry a child?

Can a woman womb be too small to carry a child?

No: Woman s abdomen will expand to accomodate the baby in most cases. Sometimes the canal is too narrow, but c section is performed in those cases. ...Read more

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Womb (Definition)

The womb is the inside of the uterus ...Read more