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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

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 more

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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What might cause an enlarged uterus?

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 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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I recently found out that I have an enlarged uterus is there any specific reason this happens?

I recently found out that I have an enlarged uterus is there any specific reason this happens?

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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How does a uterus get enlarged? Is a enlarged uterus the same as inflammation? Please help I am very scared

How does a uterus get enlarged?  Is a enlarged uterus the same as inflammation? Please help I am very scared

Fibroids: The most common reason for a woman of your age would be fibroids. These are benign tumors that cause heavy periods, cramping, heavy bleeding, etc. In a younger woman, the most common cause would be pregnancy. An ultrasound is a safe, quick way to evaluate your uterus. ...Read more

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In the report I got enlarged uterus size 85×45 mm shows a hypoechoic lesion of 28×24 mm along lower part of anterior wall?

In the report I got enlarged uterus size 85×45 mm shows a hypoechoic lesion of 28×24 mm along lower part of anterior wall?

Not clear at this pt: Could be a fibroid. Could be something more dangerous. Are you going to have a biopsy done? An additional study? Depends on other features, your age and health history, accompanying symptoms of bleeding, pain, weight loss, fatigue, etc. which are not stated. Please follow up with your OB-Gyn dr. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with 2 endometria... One 7mm and the other 12mm. She said I have an enlarged uterus. Does this mean I have endometriosis?

Diagnosed with 2 endometria... One 7mm and the other 12mm. She said I have an enlarged uterus. Does this mean I have endometriosis?

Probably not: If you were told you had 2 "endometriomas", you need to know that a pelvic sonogram may be "suggestive" of endometrial/endometriotic cysts but unfortunately may not be an accurate diagnosis. 2 small hemorrhagic cysts may resemble 2 endometriomas and will often resolve spontaneously. Not endometriosis. If your "enlarge uterus" has 2 "endometrias", you have a congenital anomaly, not endometriosis. ...Read more

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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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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more