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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. Milton Alvis Jr
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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


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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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What r differentiating smptoms between uterine prolpse vs retroverted uterus?Pressure in retum, constant low bck pain 2wks before period.Relieved after

What r differentiating smptoms between uterine prolpse vs retroverted uterus?Pressure in retum, constant low bck pain 2wks before period.Relieved after

Past pregnancy?: Most prolapse occurs after many childbirths when the pelvic muscles are damaged and the uterus descends. It is irritating but not painful and doesn't go away with menses. Retroversion is a change in position of the uterus, and can give your symptoms. Discuss you menstrual/back pain with your physician at your next exam. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with mild adenomyosis, and have a retroverted uterus. Will my symptoms get worse over time?

I've been diagnosed with mild adenomyosis, and have a retroverted uterus. Will my symptoms get worse over time?

Adenomyosis: It's unpredictable. Some women have worsening symptoms over time while others stabilize or improve. Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is an excellent way to control symptoms. ...Read more

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Had C/S 4 months ago, been constipated since then. Take fluids a lot and occasional fruits. Scan shows retroverted uterus. What's cause of constipatio?

Had C/S 4 months ago, been constipated since then. Take fluids a lot and occasional fruits. Scan shows retroverted uterus. What's cause of constipatio?

Constipation cause: Almost always due to your diet. Foods that cause C are rice, barley, split peas,bananas, milk, apples. Avoid them for several days and C almost always goes away. ...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?

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 ?

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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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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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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Uterus (Definition)

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