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During Pregnancy When Does Your Uterus Stretch
Before pregnancy: The endometrial lining of your uterus actually thickens in the second half of your menstrual cycle (the secretory phase) after ovulation, in preparation for pregnancy, as a result of an increase in the hormone progesterone. If you do not get pregnant, your Progesterone level drops, and your uterine lining sheds and is expelled during menses (your period). The cycle then starts over. ...Read more
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
Palpable means: That it can be felt. So, the uterus is large enough that physician can feel it when examining you. ...Read more
Grapefruit sized...: At 3 months, the uterus is the size of a grapefruit. At 4 months its the size of a volleyball. Best wishes! ...Read more
Fist sized: Some people will also compare it to a small pear ...Read more
See below: Because you have something pushing against your uterus (a baby). I do not have enough information to assess whether you have a problem, but that sounds normal. ...Read more
????: I have never heard of a bruised uterus? ...Read more
Potentially Serious: Herpes simplex virus (hsv) infection is one of the most common viral sexually transmitted diseases worldwide. A pregnant female who has genital herpes during pregnancy must seek an immediate medical attention, as this infection may be potentially fatal to the fetus. Therefore, please inform your physician of this immediately. ...Read more
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Could a uterus polym of 0.5mm cause a problem during pregnancy? A miscarriage? Should it be removed or its too small it might go away with pregnancy
Unsure: Not really sure what you mean by a bruise on your uterus. Please clarify. ...Read more
Is it normal for the top of the uterus to be 2 to 3 inches higher than the belly button during pregnancy #3 with a singleton?
As the uterus expands during pregnancy with baby inside, what happens to the Fallopian tubes? Do they get crushed by the growing uterus or baby?
Are these burning cramps normal during early pregnancy? I just found out I am pregnant (don't know how far along yet) and am experiencing some painful cramping. I keep trying to tell myself that it's just my uterus growing, but I wanted to ask on here to
You: You need to have a medical evaluation. Some cramping can occur, especially with 2nd/3rd and successive pregnancies, but you need to get evaluated and be sure you don't have a urinary infection (these feel different in pregnancy) or that you don't have other conditions causing these symptoms. Please seek out an immediate evaluation. ...Read more
Fundal height: Fundal height is measured from the pubic bone to the top of the uterus. After the first 16 weeks of pregnancy, your fundal height in cm often matches the number of weeks you have been pregnant. This is just a gauge and your doctor will determine if all is well with your baby ...Read more
What are the precautions should take during second month pregnancy which is having bicornuate uterus and the fetal is in right side.
Why would the top of my uterus be 2-3 inches higher than the belly button level its supposed to be at 20 weeks during my 3rd pregnancy?
At 20 weeks during a 3rd pregnancy, where is the top of the uterus usually located in relation to the belly button with a singleton pregnancy?
At 20 weeks: The uterus should be at the level of the belly button. This is measured with the patient reclining and relaxed by the obstetrician. This cannot be accurately measured while standing or by the patient herself (even if she is an obstetrician-personal experience with this!). ...Read more
No period in 1 month and a half had pains everyday around uterus especially during sex. Pregnancy said no a week ago could I be and it not showing up?
My uterus is the size of 12 week pregnancy and I've had heavy, long periods. 2 years ago I had the Mirena put in. During a heavy period, it came out?
Mirena ejection: The uterus needs to be examined for uterine fibroids by ultrasound or pelvic exam at this 12 weeks size. The Mirena was ejected due to a possible intrauterine cavity abnormality caused by fibroids and when cramping occurred- out came the Mirena. The heavy bleeding can cause anemia so see a GYN MD soon. ...Read more
I am 24 years old now I am pregnant, during my conformation pregnancy scan doctor said I have fluid cyst in my uterus right side at 3.4 will it affect?
Sorry...: You need to be more specific, what you state does not make too much medical sense ...Read more
I think I had a miscarriage but I want to know the difference between a gestation sac after 3 week pregnancy or a uterus lining during a period.
See your dr: If its only been a little bit of time since you had bleeding that was either a miscarriage or a period, the doctor can check a test to see if you are still making pregnancy hormones (which you may be if it was a miscarriage). If you don't want to be pregnant, you should talk with your dr about birth control choices. If you do want to be pregnant, plan ahead, start prenatal vitamins, and be health. ...Read more
I have heard that red raspberry herb supplement can strengthen the uterus during pregnancy. Can it interfere with lovenox (enoxaparin) or frolic acid for mtfhr?
I hear lots of stuff: Herbal supplements are one of the non-scientific products sold to people all over the stores, the internet, and the world. It is untested and unproven what a brand, an ingredient, or an amount will do inside a particular person's body. If the herb seems to help, looks harmless, and is inexpensive, then it might be ok to try. Finding true research studies on such supplements is usually impossible. ...Read more
See below: At about 4-6 weeks, but everybody's different. ...Read more
What kind of hole:
You have 3 openings in the uterus (2 from the Fallopian tubes feeding into the uterus and one below at the level of the cervix to allow sperm to come in and your periods to exit). These are natural orifices. If you had additional defects in the uterus, you should see your GYN to determine the location and implications on your pregnancy
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