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Uterus (Overview)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches and develops until birth.


Uterus (Overview)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches and develops until birth.


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Can a uterus grow back?

Can a uterus grow back?

No: Definitely not. Just this year there have been a small number (less than 10) of experimental surgeries transplanting a uterus that seem to have "worked" - the transplant is not yet rejected. It's still way too early to know whether pregnancy would be possible, and it's definitely 100% experiment at this point. ...Read more

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What is a tipped uterus?

What is a tipped uterus?

Retroverted: A tipped uterus is called retroverted, meaning that it is tilted toward your back. Most people are anteverted, with a uterus tilting forward. It does not medically matter which way your uterus is tilted. ...Read more

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Pain in uterus lower left?

Pain in uterus lower left?

Get checked out: Pain in the left lower abdomen can be from many different causes. Left ovary torsion, left fallopian tube disease, descending colon, sigmoid colon, left inginual or femoral hernia, pid, uterine fibroid are all possibilities. ...Read more

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What leiomyomatous uterus?

What leiomyomatous uterus?

It means fibroids: Fibroids are non-cancerous growths of the muscular layer of the uterus. They are hormonally driven and can grow in size and cause problems for many women. They can cause pelvic pain, urinary symptoms, and constipation if a large enough size. They can also cause abnormal bleeding and heavy periods. They can also be found incidentally and cause no symptoms or problems. ...Read more

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What is an arcurate uterus?

What is an arcurate uterus?

Indentation at top: An arcuate uterus has a slight indentation of the uterine cavity at the fundus (top). It is the mildest form of a uterine septum and is of no clinical significance. ...Read more

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What causes uterus vibration?

Not sure: I'm not sure what you are describing? Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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How can the uterus be damaged?

How can the uterus be damaged?

????: Damaged during surgery or something else your? Is too non specific to answer, please restate it with more detail. ...Read more

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What causes air in the uterus?

What causes air in the uterus?

Shouldn't be: There should not be air in the uterus, fluid maybe but not air. ...Read more

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What does a thick uterus mean?

What does a thick uterus mean?

Lining of uterus: When the lining of your uterus is thick it means that either you are in the last phase of your menstrual cycle or also it can be due to pregnancy. However, medical conditions of the uterus can also resemble a thick endometrium, like endometrial hyperplasia (pre -malginancy) endometrial polyps, or uterine fibroids. ...Read more

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What causes your uterus to tip?

Normal anatomy: A tipped uterus is normal for 40% of the population. It is simply how your body is built and it creates very few if any problems. ...Read more

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What's myomitosis in the uterus?

Fibroids: Fibroids are also known as myomas or leiomyomas. Leiomyomatosis (if that is what you were referring to) is a relatively rare condition in which the uterus is enlarged and completely replaced by innumerable fibroids. ...Read more

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How big is my uterus at 7 months?

Ultrasound: You would need an Ultrasound to tell you your exact size at 7mo. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Has anyone had a sideways uterus?

Has anyone had a sideways uterus?

Yep!: Uteri come in all sizes, shapes, and configurations. They can be tipped forward, backward or sideways and/or can be bent forward, backward, or sideways. These variations in normal usually do not affect fertility. To take this a step further, there could be a uterus with two heads or two cervixes. Not to worry - follow the usual rules about infertility (no baby after 1 year of unprotected sex). ...Read more

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What causes pains by your uterus?

Cramps: Though is may feel uterine in origin, it is often difficult to precisely identify the source of abdominal or pelvic pain. In someone 19 years old, the most common cause of pelvic pains are ovulation, menstrual cramps and constipation. ...Read more

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What is a t shaped uterus caused by?

What is a t shaped uterus caused by?

Born that way: Uterine anomalies are something you are born with. Most are just in your genes. ...Read more

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Can you have air in uterus from sex?

Can you have air in uterus from sex?

Yes: During sex air is introduced into the vagina and can get into the uterus. In a normal healthy women this is of little concern. However, in a woman who had just delivered a child this can cause an air embolism which can be very serious and can even cause death. ...Read more

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How do women develop a cold uterus?

How do women develop a cold uterus?

It is a: Primitive superstition that the uterus is literally cold producing infertility. Obviously with blood circulation you'd need to have a refrigerator to not have every internal organ being body temperature. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my uterus hurts?

What does it mean if my uterus hurts?

Pelvic pain: There are so many explanations for pain in th pelvis, it is not possible to say it is your uterus. Could be ovarian cysts, ligaments of th pelvis, or muscles and tendons of the abdomen. Is the pain incited by movement of the pelvis or low back? If so it is probably musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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What could it mean if my uterus hurts?

What could it mean if my uterus hurts?

Infection or growth: If you have not had pain in your uterus before, you should consult your gyn. Infeciton is a common cause of pain and can be easily treated with antibiotics. You may have a polyp for fibroid inside the lining or fibroids within the uterus, it is rare to develop endometriosis at 44. Also, you could be pregnant. ...Read more

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How you know if your uterus is normal?

How you know if your uterus is normal?

Check with OB/GYN MD: The 3 ways to ensure that you have normal uterus: by ob/gyn physical exam, by sonogram and by having a regular normal menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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9 CM cist in the uterus, 58 years old?

Need to see a doctor: Could be a lot of things. You need to be evaluated by an ObGyn. ...Read more

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Is removal of uterus in women important?

Is removal of uterus in women important?

Only if there is: A medical reason to do so, and all other alternatives have been discussed. Otherwise, it is not recommended. ...Read more

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Whatsvthe normal size of a woman uterus?

Uterus size: The normal size of uterus in cm is said to be 8cm x 6cm x 4cm. The volume of the uterus is quite variant in nature and fluctuates between 75cc and 200cc. The uterus weighs about 100 to 200 grams and on an average, can be said to be the size of the fist of the woman. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get your uterus removed?

Does it hurt to get your uterus removed?

It depends: You should ask this question to your gynecologist. Uterus can be removed easily (hysterectomy), a commonly done procedure without any major sequelae. But there has to be a good medical reason to remove it because any surgery does carry some risks from the procedure itself. ...Read more

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Had any of you had back and uterus pain?

Back & uterine pain: I bet you are pregnant and these are normal problems of pregnancy. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

Uterus hurting: Pain in the uterus can be from many causes. It can be anything from bad period cramps to infections from sexually transmitted diseases and other things too. It's best to be seen in person and examined to figure out the cause and best option for treatment. ...Read more

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When is it necessary to clean the uterus?

Self Cleaning: Uterus is self cleaning with monthly menstruation. Additional "cleaning" is necessary only if specific menstrual or pregnancy related complications present. Too many indications to list. Uterus takes good care of itself, intervention is only necessary when things get very dysfunctional. If you have worrisome menstrual irregularities or are post menopausal with bleeding you should be seen. ...Read more

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How big is the baby if the uterus is 38cm?

Cannot say: But, if you want to find out, your OB can order or do an ultrasound to get an estimated fetal wt which can be off a pound either way but that is much more accurate than measuring your uterus. ...Read more