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Retroverted Uterus Miscarriage
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more
I have a retroverted uterus & a 5cm cyst on my left ovary that caused a miscarriage. Could I have reoccurring miscarriages if not treated?
Are you sure?: There are certain uterine anomalies that can result in a miscarriage, or spontaneous abortion. These include septate, bicornuate, and obstructed hemi-uterus. Surgical correction is not usually indicated for a retroverted uterus. Ovarian cysts are not known to be related to loss of a fetus. If they are large, cause pain, or believed to be cancerous, they may be treated with surgery. ...Read more
So I have retroverted uterus is that mean ill miscarry 8 weeks pregnant i thought uterus that flipped backward we call tilted so asked abt it before but?
Alignment of uterus: The alignment or tip of your uterus does not put you at increased risk for miscarriage. If that were so, we would warn all women with a backward or retroverted tilt that they were at increased risk. They aren't. It's a normal variant in the human population. You have no reason to worry that a retroverted uterus increases your chances for miscarriage. ...Read more
I feel pressure in the middle and sides of my back 9 weeks pregnant no ectopic thing but I have retroverted uterus pain started yesterday am i miscarryi?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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