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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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Can a fetus go from being in the uterus to the tube?

Can a fetus go from being in the uterus to the tube?

Only exception: pregnancies in the space between the uterus and tube are called cornual. They may at first appear to be a uterine pregnancy, but later diagnosed as ectopic (tubal). But if you're asking if they move from the uterus back into the tube once implanted, then no. ...Read more

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Gyn said submucous fibroid is coverin my endometrial linnin,is the lining the only place a baby can form or can a baby form any other place in d womb?

Gyn said submucous fibroid is coverin my endometrial linnin,is the lining the only place a baby can form or can a baby form any other place in d womb?

The endometrium: is the only place an early pregnancy can implant in the normal situation. In an abnormal(ectopic) pregnancy, it can implant in the fallopian tubes(tubal pregnancy) or almost anywhere outside the uterus within the abdomen/pelvis cavity. ...Read more

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How can I locate the exact place of my uterus. Where does a baby start to grow? Does a baby grow from lower abdomen or by belly button? Confused

How can I locate the exact place of my uterus. Where does a baby start to grow? Does a baby grow from lower abdomen or by belly button? Confused

See an OB: Your uterus lies below your intestinal tract, below the area over where your belly button is, and more to the back of your body, above your buttocks. I suggest, if you are pregnant, or not sure, get a urine pregnancy test checked at home, go to an OB, and ask a lot if questions for more specific answers, good luck ! ...Read more

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My uterus contains a 6cm fibroid in the posterior myometrium. Does this mean it is inside the uterus - or in the wall of the uterus?

My uterus contains a 6cm fibroid in the posterior myometrium.  Does this mean it is inside the uterus - or in the wall of the uterus?

Not enough info ...: The myometrium is the muscular wall of the uterus so most or all of the fibroid is in the wall. Posterior means the back wall of your uterus as opposed to the front. A fibroid in the myometrium may be completely within the wall (intramural) or project into the inside cavity of the uterus (submucosal) or it may be just under the outer covering of the uterus (subserosal). Ultrasound or MRI can tell. ...Read more

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Can a baby stay in the womb longer than 47 weeks or is impossible? The placenta will show old at the u/s?

Can a baby stay in the womb longer than 47 weeks or is impossible? The placenta will show old at the u/s?

Impossible.: The maximum length of a well-dated pregnancy is 42 weeks. My recommendation is to deliver after 3-7 days past the due date, if that is based on a reliable ultrasound before 20 weeks. ...Read more

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What kind of virus infection in a pregnant woman can cause the baby to die inside the womb?

What kind of virus infection in a pregnant woman can cause the baby to die inside the womb?

Several: If you are asking for the names of viruses, there are many, including herpes simplex, cytomegalovirus, measles, and a host of others. If you have a different question please phrase it differently. ...Read more

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How do an egg cell and a sperm cell develop into a fetus inside the uterus?

How do an egg cell and a sperm cell develop into a fetus inside the uterus?

Conception: Sperm enter vagina in semen & then pass thru cervix, pass thru uterus into fallopian tube containing ovum or egg after ovulation. 1 sperm pierces thru membrane covering ovum & nucleus of sperm fuses with nucleus of ovum. This fertilized ovum now divides from 1 cell to 2 then 4 & so on.Now an embryo, transfers to body of uterus. Stem cells, within embryo divide, now a fetus develop various tissues ...Read more

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3 fibroids found in the anterior wall of the uterus?Will it grow fast? M 26 y/o.Will it interfere pregnancy?And to the fetus if your pregnant?

3 fibroids found in the anterior wall of the uterus?Will it grow fast? M 26 y/o.Will it interfere pregnancy?And to the fetus if your pregnant?

Cannot predict: There is no way to predict how fast, if at all, the fibroids will grow. Effects on pregnancy depends on how large they are and where in the wall they are located. Your gynecologist can help you monitor them and provide advice regarding any effects on pregnancy. ...Read more

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Could a baby in the womb have cancer?

Could a baby in the womb have cancer?

Yes: The commonest cancer in newborns is neuroblastoma. It's a grim presentation, and what is strangest is that it sometimes self-cures. ...Read more

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Could the uterus grow over or under the abdominal muscles during pregnancy?

Could the uterus grow over or under the abdominal muscles during pregnancy?

Under: In the later stages of pregnany the uterus enlarges and extends beyond the pelvis to the abdomen and it grows deeper to the abdominal muscles which stretch to accomodate the increased size of the uterus. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Can a baby live through an ectopic pregnancy that the tube has already burst and the baby was pushed out?

Can a baby live through an ectopic pregnancy that the tube has already burst and the baby was pushed out?

No : Generally once the tube expels the sac or ruptures, the fetus will be deprived of its blood supply and expire quickly. More often than not, the there is no heartbeat even before this happens. ...Read more

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Can a uterus grow back?

Can a uterus grow back?

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 "worked" - the transplant is not yet rejected. It's still way too early to know whether pregnancy would be possible, and it's definitely 100% experiment at this point. ...Read more

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What is the average distance from a baby's ears to the mother's skin while in the womb? .

What is the average distance from a baby's ears to the mother's skin while in the womb? .

Unknown: Babys in utero are often in different positions, and there is no specific average of how close their developing ears my be to the surface of your skin. ...Read more

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Is it true that a 4 inch fibroid tumor in the uterus too big to have a baby with?

Is it true that a 4 inch fibroid tumor in the uterus too big to have a baby with?

Fibroids: No, it is not generally true. Depending on where it is located on the uterus, itmay get in the way of an easy or normal vaginal delivery, but most of the time, it does not, and a c-section is always still possible. ...Read more

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What does a 24-week-old baby in the womb look like?

What does a 24-week-old baby in the womb look like?

See photo. Weight: is about 1lb 5 ounces, length about 12". Download the Baby Center app or use http://www.babycenter.com to track fetal development. ...Read more