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Can your uterus come above your pelvic bone earlier in subsequent pregnancies? I'm 11 weeks an i can feel my fundus well and truly above my pubic bone

Can your uterus come above your pelvic bone earlier in subsequent pregnancies? I'm 11 weeks an i can feel my fundus well and truly above my pubic bone

Possibly: This will depend on your weight and the size of your stomach. If you are very thin then it may be possible to palpate your fundus. Ask your doctor to confirm what you are feeling at your next visit. ...Read more

Dr. Corey Clay
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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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What exactly is a "uterine wall expansion" and when does that typically start happening in pregnancies?

What exactly is a "uterine wall expansion" and when does that typically start happening in pregnancies?

Uterus in pregnancy: The uterus in pregnancy expands to accommodate the growing fetus. The uterus is made of smooth muscle, needed at the time of labor to contract and 'sweeze' the baby out. Much like a baloon expands because the amount of air increasing, so does the uterus (uterine walls) do the same. This begins in the first few weeks of pregnancy; within a month after conception, pelvic exam shows enlargement. ...Read more

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. I had an us done and they saw fluid in my cul-de-sac and adjacent to the uterine fundus.. Should I be concerned.my sister has ovarian cancer?

. I had an us done and they saw fluid in my cul-de-sac and adjacent to the uterine fundus.. Should I be concerned.my sister has ovarian cancer?

More details: You will need to contact the ordering physician and ask for clarification. It is physiologically normal for most women to have some fluid in the cut de sac. You will need to have the doctor interpret your specific sonogram report to find out if yours was normal. If your sister has ovarian cancer you may qualify for BRCA genetic testing. ...Read more

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Could uterine scarring from a previous c-section effect future pregnancies?

Could uterine scarring from a previous c-section effect future pregnancies?

Absolutely: Make sure you share you history of a c-section with your obstetrician or midwife. It can possibly affect your pregnancy, & will certainly affect your delivery. Many women do deliver after c-section with the right care if the incision was of the right type. It is a good idea to get a copy of the operative report for your c-section so that if you go into labor without warning you will have it. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with 3 fibroids. On the lateral myometrium 44mm, on the uterine fundus 43mm and posterior myometrium 26mm. Will I be able to concieve?

I was diagnosed with 3 fibroids. On the lateral myometrium 44mm, on the uterine fundus  43mm and posterior myometrium 26mm. Will I be able to concieve?

Reassurance: Fibroids (leiomyomata) are very common in women in your age group. Current medical technology is unable to predict anyone's chances of conception. Fiborids can be associated with decreased fertility and increased complications of pregnancy, but the majority of women with fibroids will conceive successfully and have uncomplicated pregnancies. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a mutation of the mthfr gene and have had a thermal ablation.I have had 4 pregnancies and lost them.Uterine lining is 3.74 can I carry a baby?

I have a mutation of the mthfr gene and have had a thermal ablation.I have had 4 pregnancies and lost them.Uterine lining is 3.74 can I carry a baby?

MTHFR Gene mutation: Here's some important information on the mthfr gene mutation... http://doccarnahan.blogspot.com/2013/10/whats-big-deal-about-methylation-update.html. ...Read more

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Linear echoes in uterine fundus but no IUD. Also uterus measures 8.6 x3.7x4.5 CM with endometrial stripe at5.6 CM a week after menses. 27 Yrs normal?

Linear echoes in uterine fundus but no IUD. Also uterus measures 8.6 x3.7x4.5 CM with  endometrial stripe at5.6 CM a week after menses. 27 Yrs normal?

IUD location : The first question that needs to be answered is where is your IUD? If you're supposed to have an IUD in the side but it wasn't seen on ultrasound then it needs to be located. Ask your doctor for clarification regarding what the linear echoes mentioned are. ...Read more

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Subserosal myoma of 25*23 mm in anterior wall fundus of uterus and bilateral polycystic overies can effect in pregnancy.

Subserosal myoma of 25*23 mm in anterior wall fundus of uterus and bilateral polycystic overies can effect in pregnancy.

Depends: If already pregnant not very likely that a small myoma on the outside of the uterus will cause problems. The polycystic ovaries may contribute to infertility or problems with ovulation but unless the cysts are large they should not cause a problem in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Ultrasound Wellcircumscribed fluid collection in fundus of uterus in endometrial canal is suspicious for pregnancy. Endometrium was 8mm now 17mm. ?

Ultrasound Wellcircumscribed fluid collection in fundus of uterus in endometrial canal is suspicious for pregnancy. Endometrium was 8mm now 17mm. ?

Unclear: It is unclear what is going on in this description. The first step is to take a home pregnancy test. Your doctor can also do one in the office. The doctor ordering the ultrasound will need to help interpret the result. Diagnosing pregnancy is not hard and very important that this is done first. ...Read more

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What's a tipped uterus effect on pregnancy?

What's a tipped uterus effect on pregnancy?

Tipped uterus: Usually no effect, rarely the topped uterus may be stuck in the pelvis with a lot of pain. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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