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How to tell if IUD perforated uterus?

How to tell if IUD perforated uterus?

Examination: If the string is palpable or visible on pelvic examination, then it is less likely to have perforated. Also, have you notice any changes in pelvic or abdominal pain.? An Ultrasound or abdominal xray can also help determine if the IUD is in the right place. ...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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What type of sugery is done after perforated uterus during abortion?

What type of sugery is done after perforated uterus during abortion?

DEPENDS: Please discuss with your doc, depends on how big it is, where it is , if there is active bleeding depending on the situation options are hospitalization with antibiotis and no surg, vs repair the perf vs hysterectomy. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a perforated uterus? Can doctors see a perforated uterus in ultrasound

How do I know if I have a perforated uterus? Can doctors see a perforated uterus in ultrasound

Best way..: to see perforated uterus is on CT. The finding may not be apparent on ultrasound. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I am going to get an iud? What's the possibly of it perforating my uterus and hemmorageing?

I am going to get an iud? What's the possibly of it perforating my uterus and hemmorageing?

Small if experienced: If the md is experienced in insertion of iud's the risk is very small but not totally non-existent. ...Read more

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Can paragard IUD perforate the uterus after it has been inserted and position checked by ultrasound? Can it perforate later on?

Can paragard IUD perforate the uterus after it has been inserted and position checked by ultrasound? Can it perforate later on?

Yes and yes: The most likely time for perforation is at insertion. However, in rarer occasions, IUD's have been known to "migrate"(perforate) during use. That is why a recommendation is to check your vaginal IUD string on occasion and especially if you are having cramping and pain to be certain the IUD didn't get "lost in space". ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of uterus perforation after a d & c?

What are the symptoms of uterus perforation after a d & c?

Varied: Uterine perforation symptoms range from none to increased cramping , severe lower abdominal pain, heavy vaginal bleeding, fever, dizziness, faintng. If you are having any of the more severe symptoms, please contact your doctor. Also, asking your doctor if there were any surgical complications may be helpful. ...Read more

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Uterine perforation occurred during removal of septum from uterus. Are such incidences frequent?

Uterine perforation occurred during removal of septum from uterus. Are such incidences frequent?

No, but a risk: This is a known risk and complication of this procedure and will happen occasionally with even the most experienced surgeon. As long as it is immediately recognized and appropriately managed you should be fine. ...Read more

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How common is perforation or embedment of uterus from Mirena (levonorgestrel) really? Are the horror stories I have read just psyching me out?

How common is perforation or embedment of uterus from Mirena (levonorgestrel) really? Are the horror stories I have read just psyching me out?

One in 1000: The incidence of uterine perforation is about 1 in 1000. If a perforation does happen, the IUD can migrate into the abdomen and may need to be retrieved with laparoscopic surgery. The embedded IUDs I have seen are in women who have left the IUD in for 20 years--way longer then recommended. Its not common. Best wishes! ...Read more

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My mom was sent home on hospice Sept 2nd with a perforated bowel and stage 4 uterine cancer. It's Sept 29 and she hasn't eaten or had a bowel movement.Has she been misdiagnosed?

My mom was sent home on hospice Sept 2nd with a perforated bowel and stage 4 uterine cancer. It's Sept 29 and she hasn't eaten or had a bowel movement.Has she been misdiagnosed?

See answer: Without knowing all the details it's not possible to give specific advice other than: Speak with her physician. Is she on Hospice care? If not, it may be helpful. Write down a list of questions you would like answers to. Her physician should be able to give reasonable answers. Knowing a family member is involved helps to keep physicians particularly attentive to your moms care . ...Read more