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Enlarged Uterus After Menopause
What are symptoms of enlarged uterus? I am in menopause,and I have no bleeding just pressure and I just got checked for bladder infection and no
Pressure/pain: An enlarged uterus can cause pain and pressure in the pelvis. Your doctor can do a pelvic exam and possibly an ultrasound to see if your uterus is enlarged. If you are having any postmenopausal bleeding then you should be seen right away. There are other things such as colon problems that can cause pressure and you really need to be seen by your doctor to sort this out. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more
Depends: Some women taking hormonal replacement may have a thickened lining. Women who are diabetic, obese, may also have thickening. Polyps may appear as a thickened lining as can certain cancers. If the lining is thick a simple d&c, hysteroscopy (looking inside with a scope) will provide rapid answers. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Will my uterus shrink after menopause, I have very painful adenomyosis which presses on my bladder.?
Yes : Once you go through menopause, defined as no period for 12 months, then your uterus will get slightly smaller and the adenomyosis will get better. If there is any confusion about the source of your pain, call your doctor ! ...Read moreGet help now ›
Will my uterus shrink after menopause? I have very painful adenomyosis which presses on my bladder.
Good chance: That you will get alot of relief after menopause. Conservative surgery for adenomyosis is often unsatisfactory. Hysterectomy coudl bea good choice if you are not ineterested in future childbearing. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Not usually: It is possible but uncommon for hyperplasia to present as an enlarged uterus. Most commonly, endometrial hyperplasia presents with irregular/heavy periods or postmenopausal bleeding (bleeding after menopause). ...Read moreGet help now ›
What is an enlarged uterus and I have 4 fibroids my uterus is 11.4x7.8x7.2 CM do I need to get a hysterectomy?
Depends on symptoms: Average age of menopause is 51, + or - 7 years. Uterine fibroid usually shrink after menopause. However may continue to grow if your are heavy or using hormones. If your fibroids are causing symptoms, pelvic pain, abnormal bleeding, painful intercourse, etc. You might have a better quality of life if you have a hysterectomy. If you are asymptomatic and the fibroid are not growing, then observe. ...Read moreGet help now ›
52yo Mother has enlarged uterus.
may be cause of uterine fibrods.
Should she removed it? by Dr.
Fibroids cause : Enlarged uterus.They usually shrink with menopause.If uterus is very large one is unable to distinguish ovarian enlargement, thus consideration should be made to at least periodic pelvic sonograms. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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 moreGet help now ›
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