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Can the uterus tear off during labor?

Can the uterus tear off during labor?

No: It can rupture, however. If the uterus has been operated upon before, the scar can open up during labor. A markedly distended uterus can rupture in cases of trauma, as well (like an auto collision). ...Read more

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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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How long does it take to recover from a uterus rupture during labor?

How long does it take to recover from a uterus rupture during labor?

Life threatening: Labor and uterine rupture are often not compatible with life; for the mother or the baby. If this happened to you, and you are asking this question, you had a very good doc. Your recovery will depend on how far down you went, and how many of your organs were affected. Ok to ask your doc and your team the details. ...Read more

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If the uterus wall tears during childbirth is it common for it to be fixed and how?

If the uterus wall tears during childbirth is it common for it to be fixed and how?

Yes: If the uterine wall has torn, it will be sewn up after delivery with sutures that dissolve. Depending on where the tear was, and how extensive it was, future pregnancy may not be recommended. ...Read more

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How long has a patient that has a uterine rupture during labor typically been laboring before the rupture occurs?

How long has a patient that has a uterine rupture during labor typically been laboring before the rupture occurs?

Usually hours: Uterine rupture occurs in about 1% of women without prior uterine surgery, e.g. C-section and in 2% with previous low segment transverse c-section. When it occurs, it is generally after several hours to days of labor, but can occur earlier. If you have had previous uterine surgery, you should present to the labor unit as soon as you feel you are in labor. Please ask you OB doc for specifics. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get your uterus removed during childbirth operation, if the person is diabetic and on insulin?

Is it possible to get your uterus removed during childbirth operation, if the person is diabetic and on insulin?

Yes, but: The OB doctor can do this procedure during a c-section, however, they prefer to wait until your uterus has shrunk down to its normal size to minimize bleeding and infection. If you are diabetic this is probably the best course for you. ...Read more

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How will having a tipped uterus influence my baby and my labor?

How will having a tipped uterus influence my baby and my labor?

Not a problem: I just got this referal today. I presume you mean a tilted uterus. This kind of position is quite common and usually manifests with some dysmenorrhea or back pain during menstrual cycles. In pregnancy, my own experince is no problem at all. The uterus usually "correct itself" once it grows out of the pelvis. In other instances, such as uterine prolapse, we may use a pessary to support the uterus. ...Read more

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Uterus not contracting? Is that prolonged labor?

Uterus not contracting? Is that prolonged labor?

Prolonged labor: First question, is the pregnancy term or close to term. At or near term, 2nd important question is primi or multigravida. 3rd thing is effect on contraction on the cervix. Differential diagnosis is irritable uterus, dysfunctional uterine activity. ...Read more