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Doctor insights on: Enlarged Uterus Pregnancy Causes

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Dr. James Chapman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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I have an enlarged uterus and pregnancy symptoms but a negative test, what's going on?

I have an enlarged uterus and pregnancy symptoms but a negative test, what's going on?

Enlarged uterus?: Could you have a fibroid? Have you been evaluated by a physician? Many symptoms of pregnancy are also pretty non-specific and could be due to many other conditions, as well - mental and/ or physical. ...Read more

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Can an an enlarged uterus after pregnancy affect future fertility?

Can an an enlarged uterus after pregnancy affect future fertility?

It depends: Uterine enlargement can be from a variety of conditions such as fibroids or adenomyosis both of which may affect future fertility. Enlargement may also be from carrying pregnancies. In other words, the reason for uterine enlargement needs to be determined to answer your question. ...Read more

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Can an enlarged uterus prevent pregnancy?

Can an enlarged uterus prevent pregnancy?

Possibly: Uterine fibroids or myomas can occasionally inhibit implantation of the fertilized egg. It depends on the exact location of the myomas. ...Read more

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I'm 47 with enlarged uterus & complex ovarian cyst, history of endometriosis, 4 pregnancies w/1 live birth & sister w/stage 3 ovarian & 1a endo cx. ?

I'm 47 with enlarged uterus & complex  ovarian cyst, history of endometriosis, 4 pregnancies w/1 live birth & sister w/stage 3 ovarian & 1a endo cx. ?

See a physician: At 47, if you have a family history of ovarian cancer and a complex ovarian cyst yourself, you should see a physician. If the cyst is small, your physician may elect to follow it with sequential ultrasounds. Endometriosis also increases your risk slightly for a specific type of ovarian cancer. An enlarged uterus can be benign fibroids, but could also be something serious. See an md. ...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 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

Uterus (Definition)

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