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Can I Get Pregnant With An Enlarged Uterus
Less likely: In order to become pregnant, your uterus needs to be disease free. An enlarged uterus may indicate a disease that will prevent pregnancy. Though not impossible, it is less likely that you can become pregnant. If pregnancy is desired, I recommend that you discuss this with your gynecologist. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
No: You need however to have a work up and exclude the concerning possibilities that can lead to a large uterus. .. ...Read more
I have an enlarged uterus due to uterine muscles. My doctor gave me provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg for 3 months. Can I still get pregnant?
Hi I wanted to know if you can get pregrant with a enlarged uterus. In November I was giving a ultrasound and everything was okay. 3 kids c -section?
Yes, you can: Since you have clearly demonstrated your fertility, your chances of getting pregnant again are fairly good. However, If you had 3 Cesarean deliveries. It would be wise to schedule a pre-pregnancy consultation with an obstetrical team experienced in caring for women like you. ...Read more
Do some people just have an enlarged uterus? I have never been pregnant before I am kind of worried what they will find? I don't have any symptoms?
It depends: Uterine enlargement can be from a variety of conditions such as fibroids or adenomyosis both of which may affect future fertility. Enlargement may also be from carrying pregnancies. In other words, the reason for uterine enlargement needs to be determined to answer your question. ...Read more
Pregnancy: Get a pregnancy test. They are over the counter tests which are very accurate. ...Read more
Mirena: The Mirena IUD is approved for use for 5 years. After 5 years it should be removed. If one is happy with it a new one can be placed. If you are having pregnancy symptoms then a home pregnancy test should be done. An expired IUD would not directly cause pregnancy symptoms or an enlarged uterus ...Read more
How will I know if my birth control pills have given me an enlarged uterus? I'm worried I'm pregnant
Uterine enlargement: Birth control has not been shown to enlarge your uterus, it fact it's a common treatment for heavy periods, sometimes caused by having an enlarged uterus from either fibroids, adenomyosis, etc. I'd consider a home pregnancy test if there is concern regarding pregnancy, as birth control is certainly not completely effective. ...Read more
I'm 12 wks pregnant. No heartbeat found. Ultrasound says slightly enlarged uterus with thickened endometrium 34 mm hyperechoic; no gestational sac see?
What's the beta: A important part of the evaluation is assessment of your blood hormones to determine where you need to be in your pregnancy. An LMP can be misleading sometimes. If beta is > 2000, you should see something inside the uterus. This also helps rule out an ectopic pregnancy. See a doctor for this. This cannot be answered online. ...Read more
Ultrasound showed I have enlarged uterus with 12 mm lining. I have no fibroids. Period is due soon. Could enlarged uterus mean early pregnancy symptom?
Probably not: An "enlarged uterus with a 12 mm lining" is not likely to "mean early pregnancy". A blood betaHCG / pregnancy test is much more reliable and accurate. ...Read more
Uterine fibroids causing an enlarged uterus (18 weeks pregnancy), reaches above my belly. Swollen upper abdomen for 2.5 months. Could this be reason?
I have an enlarged uterus and fibroid and miss period but not pregnant and lower back pain and pelvic pain is that from the fibroid?
What are the symptoms of having a enlarged uterus? How does the uterus get enlarged? Please hel I am scared?
Symptoms depend: On how large. If it becomes large enough, it can cause space problems. If it is a fibroid, it can infarct and lose its blood supply, it can also turn into malignancy, although this is unlikely. Uterus gets enlarged because of hormone effects or with fibroid. Consult a gynecologist on best way to treat it. ...Read more
How does a uterus get enlarged? Is a enlarged uterus the same as inflammation? Please help I am very scared
See a gynecologist: The first question your gynecologist will ask is what kind of help you need. Are you having heavy bleeding, pelvic pain, inability to become pregnant, urinary frequency, or a large mass in your pelvis? Your gynecologist will be able to give you a choice of options depending on your goals. ...Read more
Variable: Enlarged uterus can mean pregnancy, past pregnancies, fibroids, adenomyosis, tumors that can be benign or cancerous. Women with enlarged uteri can have pain, abnormal bleeding, loss of urine unexpectedly and a feeling of heaviness in the pelvis. Best to be checked out by a gynecologist. ...Read more
Be more specific: You need to be more specific, such as is there bleeding or pain associated with the enlarged uterus or not? ...Read more
An: An enlarged uterus can be caused by fibroids, which are benign (non-cancerous) growths, which occur very commonly in the uterus. An enlarged uterus can be caused by endometriosis or adenomyosis, which is endometriosis inside of the uterine wall. Endometriosis is extra uterine lining tissue that is present where it shouldn't be. Rarely, cancerous (malignant) growths can cause uterine enlargement. ...Read more