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Is it normal for only one side of my uterus to bleed?

Is it normal for only one side of my uterus to bleed?

How can you tell?: A woman can't see her uterus. She can't "touch" it (except during pregnancy). No matter which part of the uterus bleeds, the blood drains down through a single hole in the cervix. That means there is no way to tell where in the uterus the blood is coming from. If there is very little blood on a tampon, the blood might stain only one side of the tampon.... But that would not be a sign of illness. ...Read more

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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Is it normal for only one side of during my menstrual periods? Only one side of my pad is stained

Is it normal for only one side of during my  menstrual periods? Only one side of my pad is stained

Not sure: Given that this might represent a problem at the vaginal opening, perhaps you have noticed some change in the anatomy, or problems inserting or removing a tampon, or even problems with intercourse. If you are truly concerned, then go in for an exam with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed only on one side during my period?

Is it normal to bleed only on one side during my period?

Not sure: Bleeding on one side of a pad or tampon? I need a more specific question before an accurate answer can be given. ...Read more

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Is it bad to only bleed on one side of tampon?

Is it bad to only bleed on one side of tampon?

That happens: sometimes. The tampon doesn't always absorb tissue & fluid evenly. ...Read more

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One side of my labia minora is longer/bigger than the other. Is this normal and what can I do?

One side of my labia minora is longer/bigger than the other. Is this normal and what can I do?

Surgery Helpful.: Labia minora reduction surgery is a beneficial operation for women with symptomatic or aesthetically displeasing labia minora. The operation may also serve to improve symmetry of the labia minora. ...Read more

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Two of my teeth taken out this morning and the bleeding has gone less but its still bleeding, is this normal?

Two of my teeth taken out this morning and the bleeding has gone less but its still bleeding, is this normal?

Mostly normal, but: Take a regular tea bag (black tea, not herbal ; not green tea), moisten the bag and place it gently on the extraction site bite or hold firmly in place, for at least 20 minutes, this will usually stop any bleeding --also no smoking, drinking from a straw or spitting, as that negative oral cavity pressure will disrupt the clot. ...Read more

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Why is it that one boob is sensitive and the other one isn't and then it switches off I'm irregular and expecting my period. Is this normal?

Why is it that one boob is sensitive and the other one isn't and then it switches off I'm irregular and expecting my period. Is this normal?

Asymmetric bodies: it's not uncommon for our bodies to be asymmetric. One breast may have different sensitivity without an ominous cause. it would be wise to get a thorough breast exam at your doctors office. Hope everything goes well for you. ...Read more

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Is it normal for one of my vagina lips to be bigger then the other?Sometimes i've been told it lookalike i only have one ! i'm wondering is that norm

Is it normal  for one of my vagina lips to be bigger then the other?Sometimes i've been told it lookalike i only have one ! i'm wondering is that norm

Likely normal: Many people do not have everything completely even sized on their bodies . This is likely normal for you. Certainly you should see your doctor and discuss your concerns. If bothersome to you a consultation with a plastic surgeon can be helpful as well. Hope this helps, be well. ...Read more

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I have injured my tailbone almost two weeks ago,nothing seems to help. Is it normal for one side of my body to be affected more than the other?

I have injured my tailbone almost two weeks ago,nothing seems to help. Is it normal for one side of my body to be affected more than the other?

Common: Although your tailbone is in the middle, tailbone injuries will usually have sciatic symptoms with them and these are latralized. Tailbone injuries can often take weeks if not months to resolve. If persistent pain where you cannot sit get checked. ...Read more

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Is it normal for just one of my breast to be hurting?

Is it normal for just one of my breast to be hurting?

That depends.: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. See your physician if concerned. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my uterus to be slightly larger than before i had my last month period? And is it normal for it to be hard while lying down?

Is it normal for my uterus to be slightly larger than before i had my last month period? And is it normal for it to be hard while lying down?

Cant feel: At age 18 if you are not pregnant you should not be able to feel your uterus at all. If you can then something is not normal. You should see a gynecologist soon. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a temperature on 99-99.5 everyday? That's my usual temperature but only recently in the last few months. Is this a sign of cancer

Is it normal to have a temperature on 99-99.5 everyday? That's my usual temperature but only recently in the last few months. Is this a sign of cancer

This is normal: This is not a fever. Everyone has normal temperature fluctuations during the day/night. And folks can "a little warmer" in the summer. My real question is why are you taking your temperature so often? Are you having some other symptoms? Because there is no evidence of anything wrong here. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my period to cause utter agony of cramping?

Is it normal for my period to cause utter agony of cramping?

No: A cycle should not be causing that much pain. I recommend you see your physician about this problem. ...Read more

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Is it normal that after abdominoplasty the belly is swelling more and more? Had it done five days ago the only one drain that was put in my stomach was taken out 24 hours later from there on the belly has gotten more swolle is it normal what can I do abo

Is it normal that after abdominoplasty the belly is swelling more and more? Had it done five days ago the only one drain that was put in my stomach was taken out 24 hours  later from there on the belly has gotten more swolle is it normal what can I do abo

Check for seroma: If the drain just came out, and your belly has been getting bigger, and jiggles like a water balloon...Then the first thought is that you have a fluid collection called a "seroma". Let your surgeon know - this is easy to fix. ...Read more

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I got one of my ovaries taken out about a month ago, and one of the incisions is starting to bruise and hurt really bad why is that?

I got one of my ovaries taken out about a month ago, and one of the incisions is starting to bruise and hurt really bad why is that?

Painful Incision: You may be having a suture reaction, which can cause inflammation and pain. Alternatively, you may be having symptoms of an infection. You should schedule an appointment with your surgeon to have this evaluated immediately ...Read more

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I was woundering what is the reason for my continuous bleeding I have two little girl one that is almost two and another that is almost 3 months . My youngest was three months early and I have a 25% abruption and more than one blood clot the size of your

I was woundering what is the reason for my continuous bleeding I have two little girl one that is almost two and another that is almost 3 months . My youngest was three months early and I have a 25% abruption and more than one blood clot the size of your

This : This is a difficult question to answer without examining you. One possible diagnosis would be retained placenta from your delivery and this would be evaluated by an ultrasound. Another possibility would be fibroids or adenomyosis, which might have caused pain and cramping prior to your pregnancy. Best to be evaluated by your obstetrician. ...Read more

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