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3 miscarriages. Fetal karyotyping normal. D&c revealed uterine septum, but have healthy 7 y/0. What tests should i/we have next? $ is an issue.
Depends on you: To some extent you already have a good deal of information. You know that you can carry a baby to a healthy delivery. You also know you have a structural uterine defect that may cause a miscarriage. I'm not aware if they could reduce or remove your septum, or if such surgery would help. That may be a reasonable thing to discuss with your doc. ...Read more
Can I have my uterine septum removed and the fluid drained from my tube before I lose wgt due to me being in a lot of pain? I went to a fertility clinic and was diagnosed as having a uterine septum and my rt tube filled with fluid. The dr said I would ne
At this point I would not switch doctors, but I would communicate more with your doctor.
A uterine septum does not cause pain. Usually a tube full of fluid does not cause pain. Scar tissue, infection, and endometriosis can cause pain.
The decision on when to operate is based on a balance between the indications for the surgery and the possible complications of the surgery. If your pain is severe enough, this may outweigh the benefits of waiting for you to lose more weight. Since there are increased complications of surgery with increased weight, this decision needs to be taken only after careful consultation with your doctor.
A fluid filled tube is called a hydrosalpinx. This is the result of a prior infection in the tube. Many studies have shown that this can reduce your chance of getting pregnant. This surgery requires entering your abdomen and it is easier to do this after you have lost the weight. Your risk of an infection after the surgery is also lower.
The surgery to take care of a uterine septum is done by a hysteroscopy and your weight is much less of a concern with this surgery. Since this is not the cause of your pain, it seems that the main reason now for the surgery is to take care of your abdominal pain. The hysteroscopy can then be done at the same time. ...Read more
I had a hysterscopy with resection of small uterine septum 4 days ago and I am now having sypmtoms of a yeast infection. Is it safe to use Canestan?
Retroflexed uterus and possible double uterine septum was in cd 13u/s.Ve to do HSG test next week. Wat chances that there is no septum? M 24.Ve pcos. Ttc
Septum: There is no such thing as a double uterine septum, period - so you don't have that. Do you have a septum? You need an hsg, or a hysteroscopy (or in some cases an mri) to say whether you have one or not, there is no way at all to guess online whether you have one. Septum is the most frequent of the congenital uterine anomalies. ...Read more
No, but a risk: This is a known risk and complication of this procedure and will happen occasionally with even the most experienced surgeon. As long as it is immediately recognized and appropriately managed you should be fine. ...Read more
Had hysteroscopy w/ septum resection, have uterine balloon stent catheter. Seems to be slipping out. How can I be sure the balloon is still in place?
I have a small uterine septate and had a 2nd miscarriage at 6 weeks. Baby did not implant on the septum. Could the septum still cause my miscarriage?
Possibly: It's best to consult with your obstetrician. Good luck. ...Read more
I have pcos years now and I have recently been diagnosed with a uteran septum which I want removed to not cause further difficulties would you agree?
Yes: Depending on the septum. A doctor can probably remove it hysteroscopiclly, maybe with laparoscopic guidance. ...Read more
I'm getting my vaginal septum removed soon I want to know can I get on of the uterus removed also?
Yes: As long as it's a uterine septum - a dividing wall coming down from the top of the uterus) and not another uterine variant like didelphys (double uterus) or bicornuate uterus (uterus split at the top). Mri can tell. The surgery is operative hysteroscopy and is usually performed by a reproductive endocrinology and infertility specialist (rei). Less chance of miscarriage if you ttc after the surgery. ...Read more
With having pcos and a uteran septum am I better of getting the septum removed to increase my chances of conceiving?
Why did my dr tell me I might be a candidate to have a septum removed when they diagnosed me with a bicornuate uterus?
Big difference: There is a big difference between a septum and a bicornuate uterus.. A septum is a divider of your uterus but the outside of the uterus is normal. It can be excised. But, I would need to know how deep does the septum go down. If it is a little it might not be warranted. A consult with a reproductive endocrinologist might clarify the question. ...Read more
My mother had a partially bicournuate uterus and I was breech. Is it likely that I also have a septum in my uterus?
It is possible: Go see your doctor and discuss your concern. Can have an ultra sound and find out ...Read more
I was dx with complete septum in my uterus. I have hx of urinary incontinence and frequency. Is there a link between the two?
Ok so I have a septum 2 uterus and cervix how will I go about that will I still have to get an c-section? I want to removed one uterus? Sharp needle pain in cervix I need to know everything about it
Rare 2 remove 1 side: A true 'double uterus' is a uterine didelphys with two uteri, each with its own tube, and two cervices. This does not need surgery. If you are getting pain you need to be evaluated by a specialist, looking for a noncommunicating horn, where part of the uterus has nowhere for the menstrual blood to drain out (hematometra), endometriosis, or a vaginal septum with hematocolpos (blood in the vagina). ...Read more
What are the risks of miscarriage / still birth with a moderate arcuate uterus without septum? (Dx'd by HSG, confirmed via hysteoscopy)
Higher than normal: Your risks are higher than it would be if your uterus was normally configured. ...Read more
Doc says I have septum/unicorn uterus and there is a 99% chance I can't give birth vaginally. (Had 1 csection already) what does this mean?
Bicornuate uterus: Women with unicornate uterus cannot carry a pregnancy to term, I assume you are talking about "Bicornuate or septate uterus" since you already went through one pregnancy. Bicornuate uterus has 2 cavities and in a septate uterus, your uterine cavity is divided by a septum, these can be differentiated by imaging studies like MRI. Some women deliver vaginally, please discuss with your OBGyn. ...Read more
Divides nose: The septum is a latin word for wall and the nasal septum is the wall made if cartilage, bone and mucosa that divides tyler nose into the right and left halves. All septums are deviated but they may be deviated to the point where they can obstruct one side of the nose and block air passage as well as increase the risk of sinusitis in which case surgery may be contemplated. ...Read more
Very common: The nasal cartilage in the midline of the nose is the nasal septum. As such, it is the most common site for injury and is the structure of the mid-portion of the face that is most likely to be involved in trauma. Having a perfectly straight septum is rare. Almost everybody has had some minor or major injury to the front of his/her nose resulting in some deviation of the septal cartilage. ...Read more
Use is still: Possible. Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in am ; pm. ...Read more