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Doctor insights on: Retroverted Uterus And Transvaginal Ultrasounds In Early Pregnancy

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What are the pregnancy effects of a retroverted uterus?

What are the pregnancy effects of a retroverted uterus?

None!: 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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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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Can my retroverted uterus be the reason i feel pregnant but my pregnancy tests are negative?

Can my retroverted uterus be the reason i feel pregnant but my pregnancy tests are negative?

Uterine position: The position of your uterus won't affect your feeling pregnant. Unless you have another problem contributing to your difficulty, the position of your uterus should not affect your ability to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Ultrasound shows 3.2 complex ovary cyst with septations and retroverted uterus with prominent 1.7 CM endometrium. Do I have a reason to worry?

Ultrasound shows 3.2 complex ovary cyst with septations and retroverted uterus with prominent 1.7 CM endometrium. Do I have a reason to worry?

Depends: As long as those septations are thin, very thin, no. But the thicker they get the more attention they draw as they may be worrisome. Endometrial thickness depends on hormones. So if you still have a period, then maybe not ...Read more

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My ultrasound report came back retroverted uterus measuring 37cc and saying I have multiple bilateral follicles, I'm just wondering what this means.

My ultrasound report came back retroverted uterus measuring 37cc and saying I have multiple bilateral follicles, I'm just wondering what this means.

Ultrasound: That ultrasound not abnormal. You have a lot of eggs to hatch (follicles) and your uterus has sagged abit backwards instead or the normal forward positions ...Read more

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Can a small 2 CM subserosal fibroid on the anterior fundus of my retroverted uterus cause blood tinged vaginal discharge after meals on a full stomach?

Can a small 2 CM subserosal fibroid on the anterior fundus of my retroverted uterus cause blood tinged vaginal discharge after meals on a full stomach?

Not usually : Have you had a normal pap smear? Go see your gyn, bleeding when it isn't your period is more likely due to a hormone imbalance or medications. It is possible you need a procedure like a uterine biopsy or a d&c. ...Read more

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Barium enema, pelvic sonogram (2001) results: normal. 2010. Redundant colon and a retroverted uterus. How can these conditions be congenital?

Barium enema, pelvic sonogram (2001) results: normal.  2010. Redundant colon and a retroverted uterus.  How can these conditions be congenital?

They are not: These are normal findings. The changes are associated with aging. The position of the uterus is affected by child birth, c-sections, and just plain old time. Also, the redundant colon just means your colon has a lot of curves - it's not diseased. ...Read more

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Positive test hcglevel 950 LMP may 6 previous ectopic.transvaginal ultrasound today said they don't see anything in uterus is it early or another possible ectopic?

Positive test hcglevel 950 LMP may 6 previous   ectopic.transvaginal ultrasound today said they don't see anything in uterus is it early or another possible ectopic?

Too early to know: With an LMP 5/6, you would be about 5+weeks by dates. The HCG is only 950 and too low to see a sac yet in the uterus. Generally we can see something on a vaginal scan by 6 weeks or an HCG higher than 1500. You need a followup HCG done to ensure it is rising normally, then another ultrasound the make sure there is a sac in the uterus. Please see your gynecologist ASAP. ...Read more

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How accurate is a transvaginal ultrasound? And is it really better than a regular ultrasound at finding tumors in your ovaries and uterus?

How accurate is a transvaginal ultrasound? And is it really better than a regular ultrasound at finding tumors in your ovaries and uterus?

See answer: Transvaginal us is “closer” to the target organs – the uterus and ovaries - and usually demonstrates them in better detail. ...Read more

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Does a transvaginal ultrasound look inside the uterus?

Does a transvaginal ultrasound look inside the uterus?

Yes: It does not enter the uterus. The transducer is placed against the cervix, rather than the abdominal wall, allowing better visualization of the uterine wall, and anything that may be able to be visualized inside the uterus. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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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


Uterus (Definition)

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