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If I have a ruptured uterus, can I still have a healthy pregnancy?

If I have a ruptured uterus, can I still have a healthy pregnancy?

Yes: Pregnancy after uterine rupture requires careful evaluation and management. The cause of hte rupture and the extent of the uterine defect, for instance, are two crucial factors in evaluating obstetric risk. The best clinician to answer this question is your gynecologist, who will be able to give you the information you need after a thorough review of the records pertaining to the uterine rupture. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Ruptured Uterus (Definition)

A "ruptured uterus" usually refers to the separation of a previous uterine incision while attempting a vbac (vaginal birth after cesarean). It may also very rarely occur in a normal uterus while inducing labor. It is life-threatening for the mom and the baby. It can result in severe hemorrhaging, infection, need for a hysterectomy and rarely maternal death, lack of oxygen for ...Read more


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What is the treatment for ruptured uterus?

What is the treatment for ruptured uterus?

Ruptured Uterus: You will either have a hysterectomy or a repair of the uterus. There is a chance of you needing blood transfusions and worse, even dying. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can a ruptured uterus be ment and the patient have a baby ?

Can a ruptured uterus be ment and the patient have a baby ?

See below: This is a topic of discussion for you OB physician. The uterus will always be weak around the scar tissue where it ruptured. This increases your risk of a recurrence during another pregnancy. Talk to your OB doctor to review your case. ...Read more

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What are the major symptoms of ruptured uterus?

What are the major symptoms of ruptured uterus?

Ruptured Uterus: I think the biggest sign is fetal distress. If you don't have an epidural then you may feel pain. Sometimes there are not symptoms till it happens. I had a patient that had this catastrophic event and the babies heart rate dropped and never went back to normal. When the baby was delivered it was severely depressed and developed cp. Hope this helps give some personal info. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ruptured uterus?

What is the definition or description of: ruptured uterus?

Uterine muscle opens: A "ruptured uterus" usually refers to the separation of a previous uterine incision while attempting a vbac (vaginal birth after cesarean). It may also very rarely occur in a normal uterus while inducing labor. It is life-threatening for the mom and the baby. It can result in severe hemorrhaging, infection, need for a hysterectomy and rarely maternal death, lack of oxygen for the baby may occur. ...Read more

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Can implantaion occur sooner when a tube is shortend I have had 8 cesarean deliveries and my sixth resulted from a ruptured uterus and burst bothtubes?

Can implantaion occur sooner when a tube is shortend I have had 8 cesarean deliveries and my sixth resulted from a ruptured uterus and burst bothtubes?

Doubtful...but: Time to implantation won't necessarily be shorter in the scenario you describe; however, I would be worried about an ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside the uterus) if you suffered damage to your fallopian tubes during the uterine rupture. If you get pregnant again, you should see your Ob right away to make sure the pregnancy isn't in a tube instead of the uterus. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How to fix a ruptured uterus?

How to  fix a ruptured uterus?

Uterus: Surgical repair. Consult your obstetrician.

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How can you fix a ruptured uterus?

How can you fix a ruptured uterus?

Surgery: This is a medical emergency and can only be repaired in surgery. There are situations where it cannot be repaired and a hysterectomy is a life saving procedure. ...Read more

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Planning another pregnancy, want to have a vbac but worried about uterine rupture?

Approx 1% chance,low: In terms of absolute risk for the woman undergoing TOLAC, 1 in 100 trials of labor will result in uterine rupture, and 1 in 10 uterine ruptures will result in neonatal death or neurological injury, thus 1 in 1000 TOLACs will result in neonatal death or significant neurological injury ...Read more

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How dangerous is a pregancy after uterine rupture? 1st baby born normally, 2nd c-section, 3rd vbac attempt which resulted in stillbirth.

How dangerous is a pregancy after uterine rupture? 1st baby born normally, 2nd c-section, 3rd vbac attempt which resulted in stillbirth.

High risk pregnancy: Your physician there will know your specifics and if you are even advised to get pregnant again. Many women in your situation are advised against future pregnancies! ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone with a uterus rupture in first pregnancy to have healthy babies later?

Yes: Healthy babies are possible but, in my experience not vaginally. C section is safer although there is some controversy about this. I would never deliver a woman with a history of a ruptured uterus vaginally. Ever. ...Read more

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Unicornate uterus with one Fallopian tube. Is this way it takes me so long to conceive. My last pregnancy took 18 months ended in early miscarriage ?

Unicornate uterus with one Fallopian tube. Is this way it takes me so long to conceive. My last pregnancy took 18 months ended in early miscarriage ?

Altered uterine anat: Unicornate uterus or altered uterine anatomy may be associated with lower rates of conception compared to the nomal uterine anatomy. Best to see your OB specialist to discuss your situation. ...Read more

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How long has a patient that has a uterine rupture during labor typically been laboring before the rupture occurs?

How long has a patient that has a uterine rupture during labor typically been laboring before the rupture occurs?

Usually hours: Uterine rupture occurs in about 1% of women without prior uterine surgery, e.g. C-section and in 2% with previous low segment transverse c-section. When it occurs, it is generally after several hours to days of labor, but can occur earlier. If you have had previous uterine surgery, you should present to the labor unit as soon as you feel you are in labor. Please ask you OB doc for specifics. ...Read more

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How long for the uterus to shrink back to pre-pregnancy size if you are breastfeeding?

How long for the uterus to shrink back to pre-pregnancy size if you are breastfeeding?

Generally 6 weeks: In general this takes about 6 weeks if you are nursing or not, it probably goes a little faster if you are nursing since you release more oxytocin to make the uterus contract. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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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


Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Uterine Rupture (Definition)

Uterine rupture is a complication of (tolac) trial of labor after a cesarean section. It refers to the opening of the uterine scar during the labor process. It is a rare event that occurs in less than 2% of cases. If it does occur it can be catastrophic for ...Read more