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How many pregnancies do you have to have to have a rupture of utetus?

How many pregnancies do you have to have to have a rupture of utetus?

Uterine rupture...: ...Is a rare event. Risk factors are previous uterine surgery like a previous classical (vertical uterine incision) cesarean section or myomectomy (removal of fibroids from the uterine wall. ...Read more

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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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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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How bad is it to have blood in your uterus during pregnancies?

How bad is it to have blood in your uterus during pregnancies?

Better not to. : Some women do have small hematomas (blood collections) behind the placenta or between the membranes in early pregnancy. Usually these go away on their own without trouble but having a big one that keeps growing can lead to miscarriage. Pregnancy risk of certain complications will be higher. ...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 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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During my two pregnancies uterus was anterverted. After second child it was retroverted. Now it s anterverted. Is that normal to be changing shape.

During my two pregnancies uterus was anterverted. After second child it was retroverted. Now it s anterverted. Is that normal to be changing shape.

Uterus: Anteverted and retroverted uterus is not about the shape of the uterus, it is about the position of it. Possibly the pregnancies stretched the ligaments supporting it and it's changed its position. Both positions are well within the normal range, though. ...Read more

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Do you think my uterus ruptured due to some undiagnosed tear before cs?

Do you think my uterus ruptured due to some undiagnosed tear before cs?

Need more details: If you had a previous csection the scar is weaker than the rest of the uterus, that is why I do not do vbacs - not worth taking a chance, would have to know a lot more of your specific details before commenting. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a uterus rupture during labor?

How long does it take to recover from a uterus rupture during labor?

Life threatening: Labor and uterine rupture are often not compatible with life; for the mother or the baby. If this happened to you, and you are asking this question, you had a very good doc. Your recovery will depend on how far down you went, and how many of your organs were affected. Ok to ask your doc and your team the details. ...Read more

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I'm wondering can the uterus rupture if the woman never had a c-section before?

I'm wondering can the uterus rupture if the woman never had a c-section before?

Yes: Uterine rupture can occur from trauma, operative deliveries, in women who have had other previous uterine surgeries, in long labors and in women who have had multiple babies. ...Read more

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26 year old female. 3 pregnancies, 1 being twins. Uterus measures at10.2 cm CC x 4.9 cm AP x 7.5 cm transverse uterus. Is this WNL?

26 year old female. 3 pregnancies, 1 being twins. Uterus measures at10.2 cm CC x 4.9 cm AP x 7.5 cm transverse uterus. Is this WNL?

Maybe normal: Those measurements may or may not be normal. In your case, the uterus doesn't always shrink back to a smaller size when twins are delivered. On the other hand, if uterine fibroids are small and seen on the ultrasound this would not be a normal size uterus. ...Read more

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About my biopsy of the uterus i just got a biopsy done of the uterus yesterday and i think i may be in the early stage of having a baby. They did have me take a pregnancies test but it came back negative. I want to know if I am in my early stages will t

About my biopsy of the uterus i just got a biopsy done of the uterus yesterday and i think i may be in the early stage of having a baby.  They did have me take a pregnancies test but it came back negative.  I want to know if I am in my early stages will t

Please : Please call your gynecologist and share your concerns. It is unlikely that the test would be performed if you are pregnant. Please discuss this with your gynecologist as they will want to know your concerns about this. If you are having pain, bleeding, or feel light-headed/faint, then you need to go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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Ok i went to the doctor last month they found a cyst on my uterus i was told that it would rupture on it's on.By having a cyst will it make u bleed?

Cyst on uterus: It may be possible to have a cyst on the ovary or in the cervix but unusual to have a cyst on your uterus. On the ovary, the cyst could rupture (same thing happens with ovulation) and cause some pain. On the cervix, the cyst is filled with mucus and rarely ruptures. I would talk to your provider to clarify what he may have seen. ...Read more

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If you stop smoking can your fallopian tubes heal and undo blockage? I have had 3 etopic pregnancies none ruptured. Have both tubes still.

It is Doubtful: Stopping smoking would benefit your health in many, many ways. Unfortunately, once fallopian tubes become narrowed or blocked by inflammation or scar tissue, this will probably not change just because you stopped smoking. ...Read more

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Have had 2 pregnancies in 2 years that ended in miscarriage. I have a slighlty arcuate uterus, do I need a hysteroscopy?

Have had 2 pregnancies in 2 years that ended in miscarriage. I have a slighlty arcuate uterus, do I need a hysteroscopy?

You might: If the arcuate uterus was diagnosed with HSG then the hysteroscopy would only be for the purpose of removing any septum that might be in place. If there was no HSG done then the procedure plus laparoscopy can make that determination. ...Read more

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Can your uterus come above your pelvic bone earlier in subsequent pregnancies? I'm 11 weeks an i can feel my fundus well and truly above my pubic bone

Can your uterus come above your pelvic bone earlier in subsequent pregnancies? I'm 11 weeks an i can feel my fundus well and truly above my pubic bone

Possibly: This will depend on your weight and the size of your stomach. If you are very thin then it may be possible to palpate your fundus. Ask your doctor to confirm what you are feeling at your next visit. ...Read more

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Was givencytotec to induce labor. I just read the warnings. Will this cause infertility in the future? Would i know if my uterus had ruptured from it?

Cytotec, (misoprostol) uterus: Cytotec (misoprostol) will not cause infertility . Uterine rupture may occur with it's use but it is very uncommon if you have never had any prior uterine surgery and the usual small standard dose was used. You will definitely have significant symptoms if you had ruptured uterus, pain , bleeding and anemia from acute blood loss are one of the common symptoms of a ruptured uterus ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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


Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more