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I'm 17 weeks pregnant with a bicornuate uterus and I checked my cervix it feels open I can put fingertip in am I in preterm labor?

I'm 17 weeks pregnant with a bicornuate uterus and I checked my cervix it feels open I can put fingertip in am I in preterm labor?

Obgyn evaluation: It is important to have your Obgyn do an exam and evaluate your cervix. They will have much more experience feeling a cervix and determining if all is normal or not. ...Read more

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


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Told I have a bicornuate uterus at my 11w2d ultrasound, but dr didn't want to discuss until my 18w u/s. Should I decrease my 50min 5x/wk lap swims?

Told I have a bicornuate uterus at my 11w2d ultrasound, but dr didn't want to discuss until my 18w u/s.  Should I decrease my 50min 5x/wk lap swims?

No need to change: If your physician has cleared you for moderate physical activity, you should be fine. Your bicornuate uterus should not place you at increased risk of pregnancy loss in your first trimester, but be sure to notify your physician if you note any changes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the septate/bicornuate uterus?

Can you tell me about the septate/bicornuate uterus?

U. is div'd internal: It is an anatomic variant in which the uterus is divided internally by a tissue septum ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a bicornuate uterus and its cons?

Docs can you explain what is a bicornuate uterus and its cons?

Bicornuate uterus: During development the uterus starts as two horns that come together and eventually form one cavity. If this doesn't happen completely you can have a bicornuate uterus. Many women have no issues with this, but it can increase miscarriage rates and if one horn is small (rudimentary), it can increase pregnancy complications as well. ...Read more

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Is there an association between infertility and a bicornuate uterus?

Is there an association between infertility and a bicornuate uterus?

Not really: A bicornuate uterus can increase your risk for preterm delivery, but is usually not associated with infertility. The problem is that this is often misdiagnosed and confused with a septate uterus which can increase the risk for miscarriage. It is important to see a specialist - a board certified or eligible reproductive endocrinologist to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Bicornuate uterus.Sex jan 5. Norm period. Now feb brown spotting17-18 bleed 19 spot again. Neg test. Can i be? Have all symptoms period norm a wk hvy

Irregular bleeding is  one of the most common problems Obgyns treat.: If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections &  hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do  a home pregnancy test .  there are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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