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Doctor insights on: Causes For Enlarged Uterus

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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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What might cause an enlarged uterus?

? Pregnant: If you aren't pregnant you probably have uterine fibroids--non-cancerous growths of muscle tissue. Your doctor can easily find out. ...Read more

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What are the causes of enlarged uterus?

What are the causes of enlarged uterus?

Multiple things: An enlarged uterus can be caused by pregnancy, fibroids (benign muscular tumors of the uterus) or by adenomyosis which is where tissue from the lining of the uterus grows into the muscle wall causing it to enlarge, become "boggy", tender and may bleed more heavily. There is also a rare cancer, leiomyosarcoma, that can cause rapid enlargement of the uterus. ...Read more

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What causes a enlarged uterus? What are the health risk associated?

What causes a enlarged uterus? What are the health risk associated?

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

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For the last week I have felt almost constant vibrations/fluttering in my lower abdomen & rectum. Could it be caused by a enlarged uterus? Or? Thanks

For the last week I have felt almost constant vibrations/fluttering in my lower abdomen & rectum. Could it be caused by a enlarged uterus? Or? Thanks

Abdominal Flutter : The bowels are a dynamic organ with near constant movement. This may likely explain what you're feeling. However if you've had unprotected sex, and irregular or late periods, check a home pregnancy test ...Read more

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What are the causes of an enlarged uterus with a heterogeneous texture? Measuring at 128×40×80mm. Cyst on cervix also. Had pelvic pain 3 years.

What are the causes of an enlarged uterus with a heterogeneous texture? Measuring at 128×40×80mm. Cyst on cervix also. Had pelvic pain 3 years.

Uterus: By the measurements your uterus is certainly enlarged. One cause is fibroid tumors. These are easily seen on ultrasound and would have been mentioned on your report. The combination of the pain and the enlargement suggests that you might have adenomyosis, a non-cancerous condition. An MRI might be helpful in diagnosing this. ...Read more

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Has anybody at 34 had an enlarged uterus and what caused it?

Has anybody at 34 had an enlarged uterus and what caused it?

Yes, fibroids: Most commonly uterine fibroids cause enlargement. They are smooth muscle growths that bind the female hormone extrogen causing enlargement and can run in families genetically. Most of the time(99%) they are benign, but can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, and pain. ...Read more