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Told years ago i had retroverted uterus, u/s confirmed.Then two years ago u/s said anteverted and then one year ago said retroverted again! how?

Told years ago i had retroverted uterus, u/s confirmed.Then two years ago u/s said anteverted and then one year ago said retroverted again! how?

"Lost in space": The uterus is supported by ligaments that allow it to be moveable in space and not fixed in a certain position forever. That is the "flip side" of your question. ...Read more

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


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U/s report said i had a retroverted uterus. Three months later, u/s said it was anteverted and then 6 month later u/s report said retroverted?Why?

U/s report said i had a retroverted uterus. Three months later, u/s said it was anteverted and then 6 month later u/s report said retroverted?Why?

May depend on how: Full your bladder was. A full bladder will lift the uterus up. An empty bladder provides room in the anterior pelvis for the uterus to drop into. Also, were both us examinations the same? Transvaginal would have an empty bladder and transabdominal a full bladder. Finally, having stool in the rectum and sigmoid colon would displace the uterus upwards and forward. ...Read more

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What is retroverted uterus?

What is retroverted uterus?

Tipped uterus: The fundus of the uterus is tipped towards the hollow of the sa rum instead of pointing towards the abdominal wall. ...Read more

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What is a retroverted uterus?

Retroverted Uterus: Is a term to describe a normal variant uterine shape, in which the top of the uterus is bent back towards the spine (back), as opposed to the more common anteverted uterus, where the bend places the top of the uterus over the bladder (towards the front). ...Read more

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What could cause a retroverted uterus?

What could cause a retroverted uterus?

Natural: It's both natural and normal. Roughly 10% of normal women have a retroverted uterus, it's not an abnormality. Any source that tells you so is woefully out of date. ...Read more

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What could cause a bulky, retroverted uterus?

What could cause a bulky, retroverted uterus?

Depends: A retroverted uterus just means the position of the uterus is tilted back towards the rectum. This is not abnormal. Bulky usually means the uterus is enlarged. The most common reasons are fibroids and adenomyosis. Both are benign conditions but if symptoms are bad treatment can be considered. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a retroverted uterus?

What does it mean to have a retroverted uterus?

Normal varient: Most uteri are slightly tilted forward, over the bladder. Some are in mid position, and some are tilted back. Tilted back is referred to as retroverted. It may make finding your cervix slightly more uncomfortable during a pap exam but otherwise is not a true abnormality. ...Read more

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What doesn't mean of normal-sized retroverted uterus?

Normal.: Uterus is normal size. The orientation of the uterus is retroflexed which means that the top of the uterus is laying down toward the spine rather than laying forward toward your abdomen. ...Read more

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Which position is the best for a retroverted uterus ?

No best position: Sexual satisfaction is subjective and every woman is different. Do what feels best to you and make sure that you've had a discussion with your partner about doing what makes you most comfortable. Some people however may consider side-lying as a neutral position that is independent of uterine anteversion or retroversion. ...Read more

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What does it mean when someone has a retroverted uterus?

Bent down: Retroverted uterus goes "down" from your cervix. Anteverted goes up. It is a description of a normal anatomical finding. ...Read more

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What is the difference between retroverted and non retroverted uterus?

What is the difference between retroverted and non retroverted uterus?

Tipped Backwards: A retroverted uterus is tilted backwards towards the spine. Between 1 in 3 and 1 in 5 women (depending on the source) has a retroverted uterus. It can be associated with back pain or pain during intercourse. The uterus is typically tilted anteriorly towards the bladder. There should be no effect on fertility. ...Read more

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Did retroverted uterus create problem to concive?

No effect: A retroverted uterus is one that's tilted towards your back, rather than your abdomen; it occurs in 20% of women and does not have symptoms, RARELY associated with discomfort. It can't be prevented and there's no need to treat b/c it won't affect your fertility/ability to continue a pregnancy/have a vaginal delivery. It can only be a problem if caused by past surgeries/endometriosis, otherwise OK. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy for retroverted uterus, how does this work?

Hysterectomy for retroverted uterus, how does this work?

Same: The position of the uterus does not change the process or procedure when performing a hysterectomy - the surgery would be the same ...Read more

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It it possible for retroverted uterus cause miscarriages?

It it possible for retroverted uterus cause miscarriages?

No effect: A retroverted uterus is one that's tilted towards your back, rather than your abdomen; it occurs in 20% of women and does not have symptoms, RARELY associated with discomfort. It can't be prevented and there's no need to treat b/c it won't affect your fertility/ability to continue a pregnancy/have a vaginal delivery. It can only be a problem if caused by past surgeries/endometriosis, otherwise OK. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy for retroverted uterus, how would this work?

Hysterectomy for retroverted uterus, how would this work?

Probably the same: The uterus can be retroverted, anteverted, or mid-plane and all of these are normal. That does not usually affect the process of performing a hysterectomy. What can complicate the procedure would be significant adhesions or other exophytic disease. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a hysterectomy for a retroverted uterus?

Is it possible to have a hysterectomy for a retroverted uterus?

Possible: the position of the uterus is not specifically an indictation for surgery, however if there is associated disease such as endometriosis, infection, fibroids, adhesions, etc - a hysterectomy may well be warranted. ...Read more

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I have a retroverted uterus and have severe pain. What should I do?

I have a retroverted uterus and have severe pain. What should I do?

See a doctor: The fact that you have a retroverted uterus may have nothing to do with your pain. I would start by seeing your primary care doctor or gynecologist to have them examine you and start your workup to try to find the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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What are common side effects that come with having a retroverted uterus?

Usually none: Many women have a retroverted uterus. It is just a description of how it relates to your cervix. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a retroverted uterus and I have decided that I want a baby!!?

Go for it: Retroverted uterus is a less common variant of normal (meaning it's normal.) Retroverted uterus has no impact whatsoever on normal fertility, so good luck. ...Read more

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