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I was told I have a subseptate uterus. What does this mean? Can it cause complications?

I was told I have a subseptate uterus. What does this mean? Can it cause complications?

"Womb divider": If the uteruswomb) is likened to a residence for fetal development then a sub-septate uterus is a "room"(womb)' divider that only goes part of the way from mid- wall to ceiling. If it is partial, most pregnancies continue without problems. ...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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Just been told I have a subseptate uterus, how do you get this condition? Wasn't picked up before in scans. I've had 2 children.

Just been told I have a subseptate uterus, how do you get this condition? Wasn't picked up before in scans. I've had 2 children.

Septate: Separations of the uterus are usually a birth defect. The extent can be minimal or quite extensive. The fact that you have had 2 children is excellent suggesting that your septum is probably not anything to worry about. On another note, he septum, or other uterine defects can also be associated with defects of the kidney and urinary collecting system. ...Read more

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I had hysteroscopy 3 weeks ago to separate subseptate uterus. Dr recommended another hysteroscopy to check for any adhesions. Is this a normal procedure?

I had hysteroscopy 3 weeks ago to separate subseptate uterus. Dr recommended another hysteroscopy to check for any adhesions. Is this a normal procedure?

Yes: Formation of adhesions can interfere with future menstrual cycles and pregnancy. The walls of the uterus are "sticky" after this procedure so a follow up hysteroscopy is an easy way to check for postoperative adhesion formation. ...Read more

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What does subseptate variety of uterus mean?

What does subseptate variety of uterus mean?

Tissue dividing : A band of tissue dividing your uterus, often in half. It can interfere with getting and staying pregnant. It can often be removed with an outpatient procedure called a hysteroscopy. ...Read more

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I have a subseptate uterus. I have received a referral to a gynaecologist. How do they found out the extent of this? Is this common? Is pregnancy ok?

I have a subseptate uterus. I have received a referral to a gynaecologist. How do they found out the extent of this? Is this common? Is pregnancy ok?

Optuons: Usually by hysterosalpingogram or hysteroscopy. One is a radiography procedure and the other an endoscopic procedure. Pregnancy usually risky unless internal anatomy known and amenable to propwr implantation. Talk to your ob. ...Read more

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I have a subseptate uterus. I've been trying to get pregnant for a little over 2 years could this be the reason im not, i also have irregular periods

I have a subseptate uterus. I've been trying to get pregnant for a little over 2 years could this be the reason im not, i also have irregular periods

Septate uterus: A septate uterus involves normal external structure but two endometrial cavities. Although it has not been proven, there may be an association with spontaneous abortion or preterm birth. However, the anomaly should have no bearing on fertilization or implantation of the zygote. Irregular uterine bleeding may be associated with anovulation. Your ob-gyn should try to establish the cause. ...Read more

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I have a subseptate morphology to the uterus, i'm 17 weeks pregnant and i worry about the risk everyday. I get bad pains after sex should I stop?

I have a subseptate morphology to the uterus, i'm 17 weeks pregnant and i worry about the risk everyday. I get bad pains after sex should I stop?

Risk is past: Subseptate morphology is a possible issue only in very early pregnancy or infertility. Once a pregnancy is at 17 weeks, any danger is past. You will proceed with pregnancy as you normally would. The uterine morphology is not an issue anymore for you during this pregnancy. ...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