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Does Having A Tilted Uterus Make It More Common To Have An Ectopic Pregnancy
Probably not: Ectopic pregnancies occur when the sperm and egg meet and fertilize and then the fertilized ovum does not make it to the uterus. This is usually a tubal issue (scarring, obstruction, etc). The fertilized egg continue to grow and the tube cannot handle the size and growth and ruptures. Tilting of the uterus in my opinion would not be a recognized cause for this condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
A tilted uterus, also called a tipped uterus or retroverted uterus, is a normal anatomical variation: It shouldn't interfere with your ability to conceive. In most women, the uterus tips forward at the cervix. About 1 in 4 women, however, has a uterus that leans backward, or tilts, at the cervix. In the past, doctors thought that a tilted uterus could have contributed to infertility. But experts now know that the position of the uterus doesn't affect the ability of sperm to reach an egg. Rarely, a sharply tilted uterus is due to a disease such as endometriosis, an infection or prior surgery. Although this may make it more challenging for the sperm to reach the egg, conception can still occur. However, in these cases, you may benefit from seeing a fertility specialist. ...Read more
Can an ectopic pregnancy occur if implanan is still in my arm ?How would i really know if i'm having a ectopic pregnancy? Will the baby make it ok?
Can you please tell me if it's more common to have an ectopic pregnancy if you have a tilted uterus?
No: Absolutely not, that's a myth - good news!~. ...Read more
Last pregnancy diagnoses with incompetent cervix. Does this affect ability to get pregnant? Does this make miscarriage more likely?
No: A prolapsed uterus would really have no effect on the ability to get pregnant. If you are speaking for yourself, the difficulty in attaining pregnancy may be the age related changes of ovarian function past the age of forty. Pregnancy rates at 44 years of age are low which is fortunate or unfortunate, depending upon the woman's point of view. ...Read more
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Rare: It is possible but extremely rare.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can having a slightly tilted uterus cause discomfort/minor pain during intercourse? Also can it make it harder to conceive?
No difference: There is no difference in conception or miscarriage rate with the various normal variants in uterine position. ...Read more
Can any doc explain if a person's uterus is backwards have a harder time getting pregnant than others?
Retroverted uterus: usually isn't a significant issue for becoming pregnant. ...Read more
I have a slightly retroverted uterus. Will that be a problem to conceive? Also, will conceiving only happen in certain sexual positions?
It isn't.: Having a retroverted (tipped or tilted) uterus does not effect fertility. I can't tell you how many women over the years have come to me saying that someone told them they can't get pregnant because of a tilted uterus, and here they are pregnant. If you are having trouble getting pregnant, you need to be evaluated for more likely causes. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Any abnormal anatomy could potentially make the procedure more difficult. It all depends on the expertise of the provider. ...Read more
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