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I have a tilted uterus. How can that be treated and fixed?

I have a tilted uterus. How can that be treated and fixed?

Not sure: The uterus is "tilted" in many people and it is just fine. No need to treat. Maybe there is something else going on. Can you ask your doctor for the actual medical term of what you have and then repost... Hopefully then we can be of more help. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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


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What is the main cause for a women to have a tilted uterus?

Tilted uterus: A tilted uterus, also called a tipped uterus, tips backward at the cervix instead of forward. It's typically considered a normal anatomical variation. A normal "cause" can be an inherited condition. Best wishes. ...Read more

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When you've got a tilted uterus, are some sex positions better than others?

When you've got a tilted uterus, are some sex positions better than others?

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

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I have just discovered I have a tilted uterus and I was wondering can that cause any discomfort? I been crazy painful symptoms.

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

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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

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What's the recovery time from surgery for a tilted uterus?

What's the recovery time from surgery for a tilted uterus?

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

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Can you still get pregnant with a tilted uterus?

Can you still get pregnant with a tilted uterus?

Yes: A tilted uterus alludes to the positioning of the uterus. The uterus can be position forward, straight up-and-down or backwards. It's similar to being left-handed or right-handed. The positioning should not affect conception. ...Read more

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Could a tilted uterus make it harder to conceive?

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 more

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I have a tilted uterus, can that cause painful menstrual cycles?

I have a tilted uterus, can that cause painful menstrual cycles?

To some extent: About 40% of women have a uterus that tilts forward, 40% have a uterus that tilts backward, and only 20% have a uterus that doesn't tilt at all. Those whose uterus tilts backward do tend to have more low back pain with their periods. ...Read more

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What is the best position to concieve if you have a tilted uterus?

Myth: Penis in vagina is all that matters. The sexual position is a matter of your personal preference and makes no difference at all for conception. Having a tilted uterus makes no difference either. Don't believe the internet myths. ...Read more

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How could an inverted/tilted uterus cause problems with conception?

How could an inverted/tilted uterus cause problems with conception?

It doesn't: A verted or tilted uterus is just a variant of normal; there are no fertility problems associated with this. That's old folklore, nothing more. ...Read more

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I have a tilted uterus and I always feel pain in my abdomen, is this normal?

Not a cause for pain: A "tilted uterus" is common, and by itself should not be a cause for abdominal pain. Other reasons should be explored such as endometriosis, depending on the timing of the pain, etc. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to get an IUD if you have a curved or tilted uterus? How painful is it?

Is it dangerous to get an IUD if you have a curved or tilted uterus? How painful is it?

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

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What are the indications, signs of a tilted uterus and how can it be corrected? Does ultrasound shows when uterus is tilted?

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

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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?

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

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Can a tilted uterus cause problems in a pregnancy?

Can a tilted uterus cause problems in a pregnancy?

Not really: A retroverted uterus can sometimes cause some lower back pain during pregancy- just the way your anatomy is- not dangerous. ...Read more

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Can a tilted uterus make round ligament pain worse?

No: Usually round ligament pain starts around 15-20 wks of pregnancy; by that time, a retroverted (backward tilting) uterus is so large it neither tilts forward or back, it just fills up the pelvis. ...Read more

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What's the chances of falling pregnant off precum with a tilted uterus?

What's the chances of falling pregnant off precum with a tilted uterus?

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 more

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