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Can The Uterus Tear Off 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
Please clarify - is having 'contractions' during labor the same feeling as when uterus contracts during an orgasm,? Is it just pains or movement?
Oxytocin is released when the head of baby compresses on cervix of uterus during labor? So can oxytocin release when a tumor compress on uterus?
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
Is it possible to get your uterus removed during childbirth operation, if the person is diabetic and on insulin?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer