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Gi dr suspect retroverted uterus fromdigital rectal exam.It's pushing in on rectum.Cause of low bck pain, constipation, GI prob?Worse 2wks before perid

Gi dr suspect retroverted uterus fromdigital rectal exam.It's pushing in on rectum.Cause of low bck pain, constipation, GI prob?Worse 2wks before perid

Please see your gyn: That is who u need to see to make sure that is what you have and for possible solutions to your problems the gyn can work together with the GI doc. ...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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Had C/S 4 months ago, been constipated since then. Take fluids a lot and occasional fruits. Scan shows retroverted uterus. What's cause of constipatio?

Had C/S 4 months ago, been constipated since then. Take fluids a lot and occasional fruits. Scan shows retroverted uterus. What's cause of constipatio?

Constipation cause: Almost always due to your diet. Foods that cause C are rice, barley, split peas,bananas, milk, apples. Avoid them for several days and C almost always goes away. ...Read more

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Can a retroverted uterus cause a woman to go for a c section? Or can one have a normal delievery with a retroverted uterus?

Can a retroverted uterus cause a woman to go for a c section? Or can one have a normal delievery with a retroverted uterus?

Normal delivery OK: A retroverted uterus is one that's tilted towards your back, rather than your abdomen; it occurs in 20% of women and does not have symptoms, RARELY associated with discomfort. It can't be prevented and there's no need to treat b/c it won't affect your fertility/ability to continue a pregnancy/have a vaginal delivery. It can only be a problem if caused by past surgeries/endometriosis, otherwise OK. ...Read more

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What could cause a retroverted uterus?

What could cause a retroverted uterus?

Natural: It's both natural and normal. Roughly 10% of normal women have a retroverted uterus, it's not an abnormality. Any source that tells you so is woefully out of date. ...Read more

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What could cause a bulky, retroverted uterus?

What could cause a bulky, retroverted uterus?

Depends: A retroverted uterus just means the position of the uterus is tilted back towards the rectum. This is not abnormal. Bulky usually means the uterus is enlarged. The most common reasons are fibroids and adenomyosis. Both are benign conditions but if symptoms are bad treatment can be considered. ...Read more

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It it possible for retroverted uterus cause miscarriages?

It it possible for retroverted uterus cause miscarriages?

No effect: A retroverted uterus is one that's tilted towards your back, rather than your abdomen; it occurs in 20% of women and does not have symptoms, RARELY associated with discomfort. It can't be prevented and there's no need to treat b/c it won't affect your fertility/ability to continue a pregnancy/have a vaginal delivery. It can only be a problem if caused by past surgeries/endometriosis, otherwise OK. ...Read more

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After sex with my partner, immediately on withdraw sperm flows out, what is the cause and how can be avoided? I have only retroverted uterus.

After sex with my partner, immediately on withdraw sperm flows out, what is the cause and how can be avoided? I have only retroverted uterus.

Semen drips out: IT does this in all women. There is no other place for semen and your vaginal fluids to go. This is how nature works. The sperm, however, learn and are programmed to swim to and find the cervix and swim through it. Semen dripping out of the vagina does not in any way lessen the chance of pregnancy. ...Read more

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My daughter 13 years old have retroverted uterus causes bad low back pains how to solve this it affects her daily activities and her mood?

My daughter 13 years old have retroverted uterus causes bad low back pains how to solve this it affects her daily activities and her mood?

Doubt it: Very unlikely that retroverted uterus in 13-y-o be responsible for bad low back pain. Suggest you consult pediatric orthopedist. Anatomic musculo-skeletal abnormality should be ruled out. Physical therapy & exercise could then take care of it. Obresity might also be a factor which could also be problematic with both activities & mood. Latter might require counseling. ...Read more

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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more