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Doctor insights on: Uterine Retraction

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What is main cause of uterine spasms?

What is main cause of uterine spasms?

Irritation : Ectopic pregnancy, gas pains, endometrial or uterine cancer, vaginitis (inflamed red itchy vagina) , cervicitis (pelvic pain, bloody or yellow vaginal discharge), uterine fibroids, foreign object in vagina, premature labor, trauma or injury, menstrual cramps. ...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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Uterine benign miomas can turn malign?

Uterine leiomyomas: Uterine myomas are most often benign. In very rare incidences in a setting of very rapidly growing myomas the bar of suspicion for malignancy must be raised. ...Read more

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What are complications from uterine mesh?

Mesh in Uterus?: It's pretty rare to see mesh in the uterus. Most meshes are used for incontinence of urine, ie. Slings, or in pelvic reconstruction. Television ads describe problems with meshes as seen from an attorneys perspective. I would encourage you to look at websites sponsored by the american urogynecologic society......www.augs.org. ...Read more

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What is the average uterine volume in cm?

What is the average uterine volume in cm?

Normal uterus: Normal uterus is about 7.6x4.5x3= 102.6 cubic cm
The normal weight is about 40 to 60 grams. ...Read more

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What are common complications from uterine mesh?

What are common complications from uterine mesh?

Erosion, pain: Infection, excessive scarring, chronic pain, and erosion of the mesh through the skin are the most common complications. These risks are not high but are very dependent on the type of procedure and mesh used. ...Read more

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What is uterine synechiae?

What is uterine synechiae?

Scar tissue: They are strands of scar tissue running between the walls of the uterus. They can occur after uterine surgery such as a termination or a d and c after a delivery. They can be a cause of fertility issues. ...Read more

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What is uterine leiomyoma cause?

What is uterine leiomyoma cause?

Often nothing: Uterine leiomyomas (aka fibroids) are the most common pelvic tumor in women. They are often found incidentally and cause no symptoms. We call these fibroids "passengers" because they ride in the uterus and do not need any treatment. Women that have symptoms often complain of heavy menstrual flow, pelvic pain, or increased urinary frequency. ...Read more

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Are uterine pains normal at 22 weeks?

Yes: Many women experience pain related to the uterus, commonly around 20-22 weeks. This is often pain on one side or the other, worse with movement. We attribute this pain to stretching of the round ligaments - attachments of the uterus to the pelvis. In the absence of bleeding or any significant history, this is probably of low concern. ...Read more

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Mydoctor says that ihave uterine leiomyoma?

Mydoctor says that ihave uterine leiomyoma?

Don't worry: Uterine fibroids are extremely common. One in 3 women of childbearing age have fibroids and as many as 80% of african-american women of this age group have fibroids. If you have no symptoms (exs. Heavy menstrual flow, pelvic pain, increased urinary frequency), no treatment is necessary. If you have significant symptoms consider seeing a uterine fibroid specialist (gyn, interventional radiologist). ...Read more

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How are uterine polyps seen?

Imaging : Ultrasound can give the suspicion of polyps. But sonohysterogram is the best modality. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of uterine polyps?

What are symptoms of uterine polyps?

can be asymptomatic: It's possible to have uterine polyps without signs or symptoms. Symptoms include: irregular menstrual bleeding, bleeding between menstrual periods, excessively heavy menstrual periods, vaginal bleeding after menopause, and infertility. To diagnose: uterine ultrasound, and biopsy or currettage with biopsy. Thank you for question. ...Read more

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What causes a uterine polyps to grow?

Unpredictable: One can not predict the growth of a uterine polyp. They respond to female hormones but the growth pattern can not be predicted. They are easy to remove with a hysteroscopic resection. ...Read more

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How are uterine polyps treated in a woman?

How are uterine polyps treated in a woman?

Removal: Endometrial polyps can be forerunners to endometrial hyperplasia and cancer. They are removed by hysteroscopy or d & c. ...Read more

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What is uterine leiomyoma?

Fibroid: A benign muscle tumor of uterus can be small or very large rarely they may develop cancer. ...Read more

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Is 1.2cm uterine lining too big?

Usually: The endometrial thickness is considered normal when up to 8 or 10 mm thick. 1.2 cm would be 12mm and would represent some degree of endometrial hyperplasia. ...Read more

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What causes a thin uterine lining?

Thin lining: At certain times of your cycle the lining is thin - immediately after your period. Estrogen thickens/ grows the uterine lining. A low amount of estrogen production will result in a thin lining. The most common thing that causes a thin lining in young women is hormonal contraceptives (pills, depo, mirena, (levonorgestrel) NuvaRing ). Here, it is normal and not an indication of any problem. ...Read more

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How common is uterine inflammation?

Endometritis: Is very uncommon without a preceding cause, usually either an infection or inserting (instrumenting) something in the uterus. ...Read more