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I had a 10 pound uterus taken out of my vagina during my very recent hysterectomy. I had endometrial adenocarcinoma. Hoe did they get something that b?

I had a 10 pound uterus taken out of my vagina during my very recent hysterectomy. I had endometrial adenocarcinoma. Hoe did they get something that b?

Make it smaller.: Hello, Vaginal hysterectomy in the hands of a skilled surgeon, which obviously you had, gives you a great advantage in recovery time and risk of complications. He/She may have had assistance with a laparoscope so that he could see what was going on while performing the surgery. He/She may have chosen to cut the uterus in smaller pieces so that it could be delivered safely through the vagina. ...Read more

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Adenocarcinoma (Definition)

Adenocarcinomas arise from glandular or secretory tissues. They are the common type of tumors (as opposed to sarcomas, from connective tissue) and include the common types colon, lung, ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of an adenocarinoma located in the uterus?

What are the symptoms of an adenocarinoma located in the uterus?

Bleeding, etc: Vaginal bleeding (esp postmenopausal bleeding) is the most common sx, followed by pelvic pain, vaginal discharge, and enlarged uterus. When metastassis, patient can also have symptoms related to the involved organs. Uterine or endometrial adenocarcinoma usually occurs in post-menopausal woman, less commonly in pre-menopausal woman. ...Read more

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Please explain what are some symptoms & characteristics of an adenocarinoma located in the uterus?

Please explain what are some symptoms & characteristics of an adenocarinoma located in the uterus?

Abnormal bleeding: Abnormal uterine bleeding causing vaginal bleeding which is unexpected is the first clue to cancer of the uterus. The diagnosis is made with a biopsy of the endometrium(inside lining of the uterus) which can be done by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about endometrial serous adenocarcinoma?

Aggressive : This is a type of adenocarcinoma that is usually very aggressive. It is rarer than what is commonly referred to as "endometrial cancer" (which is endometrial endometrioid adenocarcinoma). ...Read more

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I have a sub-serous fibroid measuring(4.98 cmx 3.14 cm) in posterior left lateral wall of the uterus.Is it necessary to surgery right now ?

I have a sub-serous fibroid measuring(4.98 cmx 3.14 cm) in posterior left lateral wall of the uterus.Is it necessary to surgery right now ?

No: Not unless pain, bleeding or a space related problem causing issues. At your age you may eventually need surgery but otherwise these are generally elective surgeries. Good luck. ...Read more

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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?

"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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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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M 35YEAR OLD female..MY UTERUS 's thickness is2.6cm * 4 .8cm but minimal free fludal region is 5.mm..bleeding over here..plz tl me its reason...asap?

M 35YEAR OLD female..MY UTERUS 's thickness is2.6cm * 4 .8cm but minimal free fludal region is 5.mm..bleeding over here..plz tl me its reason...asap?

Thin lining: Hello, it sounds like your uterus is normal in size (2.6 x 4.8) and the endometrial lining is thin (5mm), there is fluid in the uterus and you are having abnormal bleeding? Bleeding in the setting could be caused by a problem with your hormones, for example if you are not ovulating consistently. It could also be caused by a physical problem with the uterus, such as a small polyp. Check with gyn. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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