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I'm 9 weeks but my uterus dosnt feel enlarged, is that ok or is something wrong?

I'm 9 weeks but my uterus dosnt feel enlarged, is that ok or is something wrong?

Probably fine: It would be very unusual for you to be able to feel your uterus yet and the sensitivity of a pelvic exam depends on many things. If your doctor is concerned, he or she will order an ultrasound to be sure. If this hasn't been done everything is probably fine. Good luck. ...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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What could I do to get my uterus back to normal they say I have enlargement uterus?

Fibroids: Hi!
the most common reason for a uterus to be enlarged is either adenomyosis or fibroids. Both are non-cancerous conditions that are very common and can develop with age and child bearing. The only way to get rid of these conditions is surgery.
There are some medications that might shrink your uterus temporarily, depending upon how large it is and why.
Be sure to follow up with your doctor!
dr b. ...Read more

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What can cause an enlarged uterus?

What can cause an enlarged uterus?

Many things.: Fibroids, pregnancy, sarcoma, hematometra, adenomyosis, polyhydramnios, gestational trophoblastic disease can all cause a large uterus. ...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 does it mean to have an enlarged uterus?

What does it mean to have an enlarged uterus?

Variable: Enlarged uterus can mean pregnancy, past pregnancies, fibroids, adenomyosis, tumors that can be benign or cancerous. Women with enlarged uteri can have pain, abnormal bleeding, loss of urine unexpectedly and a feeling of heaviness in the pelvis. Best to be checked out by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the big deal about an enlarged uterus?

What is the big deal about an enlarged uterus?

Depends: In worse case scenario can mean cancer. In most of the cases it s fibroids causing painfull periods and abundent menses, . ...Read more

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I have a enlarge uterus can I still have a baby?

It depends: It depends on how large and why it's large.

Do you have fibroids? If so, they have to be evaluated to make sure they aren't interfering with fertility and/or in the way of the baby growing. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have an enlarged uterus?

Big uterus: The uterus enlarges because something is in it that was not previously noticed. Pregnancy is the most common cause; benign tumors of the uterine muscle (fibroids) are found in about 25% of women of childbearing age. ...Read more

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I have a questions about results of enlarged uterus.

Be more specific: You need to be more specific, such as is there bleeding or pain associated with the enlarged uterus or not? ...Read more

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I have a uterus that is enlarged 20 CM can I get preg?

I have a uterus that is enlarged 20 CM can I get preg?

Maybe not: If there are multiple fibroid tumors causing your uterus to be "enlarged 20 cm" and if some of these fibroids are submucosal, extend inside your endometrium, distort your uterine cavity or interfere with its blood supply...your chances of "getting pregnant" and/or carrying a pregnancy to term are not very good. Miracles can happen for women with large fibroids but they are rare. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what could cause an enlarged uterus?

Can anyone tell me what could cause an enlarged uterus?

Fibroids: Other than pregnancy, fibroids can cause an enlarged uterus. Fibroids are tumors that usually grow very slowly over decades; in rare instances they can become cancerous. ...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

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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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What are the symptoms of having a enlarged uterus? How does the uterus get enlarged? Please hel I am scared?

Symptoms depend: On how large. If it becomes large enough, it can cause space problems. If it is a fibroid, it can infarct and lose its blood supply, it can also turn into malignancy, although this is unlikely. Uterus gets enlarged because of hormone effects or with fibroid. Consult a gynecologist on best way to treat it. ...Read more

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The uterus shows heterogenous echotexture and is diffusely enlarged.

The uterus shows heterogenous echotexture and is diffusely enlarged.

Nonspecific finding: May I ask how old you are? Recent pregnancy? Any specific pelvic symptoms (pain, bleeding, etc.)? It's a nonspecific finding, and can be seen in conditions like adenomyosis and sometimes fibroids. ...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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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