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Doctor insights on: Causes For Enlarged Uterus

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What are the causes for enlarged ovaries?

What are the causes for enlarged ovaries?

More info: The size of the ovaries will vary from person to person. Ovarian cysts, polycystic ovarian syndrome, ovarian tumors a a few causes of ovarian enlargement ...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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Causes for enlarged liver?

Causes for enlarged liver?

Various: Inflammation (hepatitis, other infections), infiltration (fatty liver, storage diseases) or lesions in liver (tumors). ...Read more

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What causes enlarged ovaries to occur?

What causes enlarged ovaries to occur?

Enlarged ovaries?: Many possibilities- first it depends on why they're enlarged, and how enlarged they are. If you care to share more specifics i'll comment further. ...Read more

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What causes enlarged ovaries to occur?

What causes enlarged ovaries to occur?

Ovarian cysts: Physiologic cysts (normal occurring) are the most common cause of enlarging ovaries. Women with pcos are also often told they have enlarged ovaries. These are the most common causes and the are both non cancerous (benign). There are many other causes both benign and malignant. ...Read more

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What are some reasons a woman would have an enlarged uterus besides tumours?

What are some reasons a woman would have an enlarged uterus besides tumours?

What did your gyn: Say? Fibriods, adenomyosis, cancer pregnancy, i assume you already had an ultrasound , you may need a laparoscopy or robotic surgery to determine the cuase, and sometimes it can be enlarged form having a lot of children- that condition is adenomyosis, depends how large it is , aften times no treatmnent needs ot be done, you should discuss all of this with your gyn. ...Read more

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Would a 2cm fibroid cause uterus to be enlarged ?

Would a 2cm fibroid cause uterus to be enlarged ?

Minimal: A 2 centimeter cyst has a volume less than 5 cubic centimeters. When compared to the average uterine volume of about 60 to 80 cubic centimeters, a 2 centimeter fibroid would not result in a significant increase in the size of the uterus. However, over time a fibroid can result in a dramatic change in the size of a uterus due to its continual growth. ...Read more

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Ultrasound for enlarged uterus: uterus normal size but both ovaries are enlarged with multiple nonspecific cysts. What does nonspecific mean?

Ultrasound for enlarged uterus: uterus normal size but both ovaries are enlarged with multiple nonspecific cysts.  What does nonspecific mean?

"Nonspecific": means that, based on the ultrasound, there is no specific cause that can be attributed to the cysts. There are a number of potential causes for ovarian cysts, there is nothing about their ultrasound appearance that enables the radiologist to make a a definite diagnosis as to what is causing them. ...Read more

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Is an enlarged uterus a sure sign of uterine cancer?

Is an enlarged uterus a sure sign of uterine cancer?

No: An enlarged uterus is not a "sure" sign of uterine cancer. The uterus can be enlarged for other reasons including fibroids. It is important to be evaluated by your doctor so that he/she can do a compete evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes a uterine polyps to grow?

What causes a uterine polyps to grow?

Unpredictable: One can not predict the growth of a uterine polyp. They respond to female hormones but the growth pattern can not be predicted. They are easy to remove with a hysteroscopic resection. ...Read more

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What causes an enlarged stomach in men?

What causes an enlarged stomach in men?

Do U Mean...?: ...The organ that mixes food or are you referring to the abdomen? If the latter, a "big belly" is due to fat deposition within the abdominal cavity (the greater omentum) and the abdominal wall. As fat accumulates, the paired rectus ("6-pack") muscles split, creating the classic "beer belly". Of course, there are some serious diseases that can cause abdominal distention; so, if abrupt, see a dr. ...Read more

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Is it possible for pelvic lymph nodes enlarge because endometriosis?

Is it possible for pelvic lymph nodes enlarge because endometriosis?

Endo & Nodes: I am not aware of endometriosis causing lymph node enlargement. Pelvic lymph nodes, you mean groin nodes that are palpable? Causes could be std, malignancy or normal. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Fluid in abdomen (uterus enlarged (15/40), deep dyspareunia) waiting for vaginal ultrascan. What other than cirrhosis & cancer causes ascities?

Fluid in abdomen (uterus enlarged (15/40), deep dyspareunia) waiting for vaginal ultrascan.  What other than cirrhosis & cancer causes ascities?

Cardiac/pulm disease: Fluid can accumulate in the abdomen from cardiac failure especially cor pulmonale. This is less likely in the current scenario. Intra-abdominal infection or inflammation may also produce fluid in the abdomen. ...Read more

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What could cause an atrophic spleen and enlarged thymus?

What could cause an atrophic spleen and enlarged thymus?

Many, maybe related: Spleen can be small either because it never grew (as baby/child) or because it was injured and became scarred. If problem started young enough, thymus can take over some of the spleen's work to compensate (so becomes bigger). Spleen filters old/damaged blood cells and helps produce new ones, filters out certain infections and has other immune functions; thymus is an important part of immune system. ...Read more

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What causes fibroid tumor which includes a prolased uterusbladder and rectum?

What causes fibroid tumor which includes a prolased uterusbladder and rectum?

Dumb luck: Maybe a quarter of women of reproductive age have fibroids in the uterus that cause more or less trouble. There are a variety of ways to handle these nowadays, some letting you keep your uterus if that is your desire. ...Read more

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What causes a enlarged spleen?

What causes a enlarged spleen?

Many causes : The spleen's job is to take older or damaged blood cells out of circulation. Diseases that cause abnormal or disrupted cells, like thallesemias and hemolytic anemia cause enlargement to compensate for the increased work. Congestion due to cirrhosis/portal hypertension cause enlargement by limiting blood flow out of the spleen. Tumors especially lymphoma can grow in the spleen as well. ...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 causes infertility or a weak uterous?

What causes infertility or a weak uterous?

Many things: Infertility can be caused by lack of ovulation, blocked tubes, abnormal formation of the uterus, poor timing of sex, abnormal sperm. The term "weak uterus" doesn't have any specific meaning. The cervix can be "weak" so that it can't hold in a pregnancy. The uterus can have abnormalities in the structure that block a pregnancy from implanting. ...Read more

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What are causes of an enlarged thyroid besides cancer?

What are causes of an enlarged thyroid besides cancer?

Goiter!: This is a benign sometimes quite large thyroid enlargement. It used to be mostly due to iodine deficiency which is why we see "iodized" salt adding nai to nacl table salt. Some cases are of unknown cause. These can be cosmetic or functional problems breathing or swallowing calling for removal with thyroid replacement drugs. ...Read more