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History: Historically, gynecologic surgeons recommended shortening of the round ligaments that suspend the uterus in the pelvis to revert the tilt in an attempt to improve chances to conceive. This procedure has now been abandoned, because it did not yield better results. If the tilted uterus is implicated in intercourse being painful, other positions than the one that cause the most pain can be tried. ...Read more
I have just discovered I have a tilted uterus and I was wondering can that cause any discomfort? I been crazy painful symptoms.
Yes it can: Yes it can tilted uterus can pulled against the round ligament and cause pain acted like a swing you make between two tree and you sit on the swing and you swing and turn all pressure will be against the trees see your GYN there is some exercise can teach you to minimize the tilting specially while you are having pain one of the is like kneeling on the floor and push you head forward good luck ...Read more
I was just told at my 10week 6day appointment that I have a tilted uterus. Are the any concerns/complications I should watch for?
Tilted uterus: It is just the position of the uterus that was described to you. If nothing else happens during pregnancy I do not foresee any complications. Tilted or retroverted, anteverted, mid position uterus are just description of the ways the uterus sits in the lower abdomen. Thanks and good luck with your pregnancy ...Read more
About 2 weeks: If it is done laparoscopically you will be able to drive and move around 6-8 days after surgery. Remember that you will have a pulling sensation/pain into the groin for several weeks. Every week will be better. No heavy liftng for 6 weeks and listen to your body. ...Read more
Depends: The uterus can lean forward (anteverted) or backward (retroverted). Asian women tend to have rv while us women tend to have av uterus. In rv uterus, the uterus points to the ground during sleep, thus allowing menstrual blood to accumulate inside the uterus to eventually spill into the pelvis via the the tubes leading to endometriosis. However, not all women with a rv uterus have endometriosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not dangerous: Its not dangerous to get an IUD if you have a tilted uterus. When the IUD goes it, it cramps like a bad period for a few minutes but isn't screaming pain. Best wishes! ...Read more
What are the indications, signs of a tilted uterus and how can it be corrected? Does ultrasound shows when uterus is tilted?
A uterine "tilt": Is relatively common, and usually of no significance. A tilted uterus per se is not an abnormal situation, but a normal anatomic variation. That said, in a minority of cases there may be associated pain with intercourse or menstruation. If that is the case, there are procedures to treat it. Ultrasound is the simplest way to assess the orientation of the uterus. ...Read more
I am 7 weeks with a sac that is 9mm. There is nothing in the sac. I have a tilted uterus. I had IVF. Is there a possibility?
Pregnancy: I like to say "you don't know till you know". There is always a possibility. I don't know how good a look they got. I don't know what your bHCG is and if they are doing serial bHCG. I don't know if they are going to do another ultrasound. The unfortunate thing here is you know exactly when conception occurred so the guess work is not there. I wish you the best. ...Read more
Pretty good: A tilted uterus has absolutely nothing to do with getting pregnant. There are 5 million sperm in three ejaculatory fluid. That makes the chances pretty good. The chance of conceiving in any one menstrual cycle is around 20%. Use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours to decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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