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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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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 is the common thing that is shown on a pelvic mri? I have an enlarged uterus but with no symptoms. Had a low back MRI that show enlargement help

What is the common thing that is shown on a pelvic mri?  I have an enlarged uterus but with no symptoms. Had a low back MRI that show enlargement help

Fibroids or growth: An MRI is a great tool to assess size, location and possible compression effects of fibroids in your uterus. Fibroids are muscle tumors that are benign. Another indication would be adenomyosis. This condition, glandular cells that line your uterus, migrate to muscle layer causing bleeding and pain. Your doctor might be looking for other types of growths or tumors. ...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?

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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Do some people just have an enlarged uterus? I have never been pregnant before I am kind of worried what they will find? I don't have any symptoms?

Yes: Every uterus is a different size. But often an enlarged uterus is a sign of fibroids or adenomyosis. So the real question is whether you are having any symptoms and what prompted everything. ...Read more

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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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Can a Mirena IUD that is over 5 years old cause symptoms of pregnancy, and an "enlarged uterus"?

Can a Mirena IUD that is over 5 years old cause symptoms of pregnancy, and an "enlarged uterus"?

Mirena: The Mirena IUD is approved for use for 5 years. After 5 years it should be removed. If one is happy with it a new one can be placed. If you are having pregnancy symptoms then a home pregnancy test should be done. An expired IUD would not directly cause pregnancy symptoms or an enlarged uterus ...Read more

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I had a MRI for low back pain and it showed i had a enlarged uterus but I am having no symptoms i only have a herniated disc in back? Please explain?

I had a MRI for low back pain and it showed i had a enlarged  uterus but I am having no symptoms i only have a herniated disc in back? Please explain?

The uterus can be: Enlarged for several reasons, the most common are multiple pregnancies and benign smooth muscle tumors, called leiomyomata or fibroids. The findings on MRI may be incidental - meaning unexpected and generally unrelated to the patient's symptoms, but not alway unimportant. Please discuss next steps with your doctor, depending on your personal history and physical exam. ...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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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.

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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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 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?

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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Enlarged uterus with heterogenous myometrium?

Probably fibroids: Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. Adenomyosis can look like this as well. This is endometriosis of the uterus. ...Read more