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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.


Dr. Jessica Allan
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I am a 33 year old and my uterus measures 8.8 x 4.5 x 4.5 CM is that normal??

I am a 33 year old and my uterus measures  8.8 x 4.5 x 4.5 CM is that normal??

Could be: The average uterus size after puberty is aprox length 7.6 cm width 4.5 cm normal thickness 3.0 Multiple factors can result in the enlargement of the uterus. Size fluctuates with the menstrual cycle. Fibroids or endometriosis can increase the size. Pregnancy can increase the size. Contact the GYN who ordered the US and who has examined your body and knows you for the best answer. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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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.


Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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My uterus measures 100x64x85 mm. Is this normal ?

My uterus measures 100x64x85 mm. Is this normal ?

Yes: Yes, that is actually very normal size. So long as no evidence of fibroids or the like, you should be okay. Best of luck, ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What is the main cause for a women to have a tilted uterus?

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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Dr. John Lipman
Board Certified, Radiology
30 years in practice
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What's myomitosis in the uterus?

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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Dr. James Mirabile
Board Certified, Gynecology
27 years in practice
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What are the tests a woman really needs to have annually if no uterus, no major health problems, no meds?

What are the tests a woman really needs to have annually if no uterus, no major health problems, no meds?

Well woman exam: The absence of the uterus should not deter an annual examination by your OB gyn. If you still have your ovaries, a pelvic exam is necessary to detect any ovarian changes as the risk of ovarian cancer increases with age. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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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Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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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Dr. Lydia Collins
Board Certified, Gynecology
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What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

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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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
47 years in practice
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How long does the uterus take to clean itself? I have had weird sticky, and sometimes bloody dishcharge on and off the past 3 days

How long does the uterus take to clean itself? I have had weird sticky, and sometimes bloody dishcharge on and off the past 3 days

Infection? STD?: If at the end of an otherwise normal period, see what happens the next few days. But if you're between normal menstrual cycles or otherwise uncertain, see a doctor. Abnormal vaginal discharge always should be professionally evaluated, and colored or bloody discharge suggests infection, such as an STD and if sexually active you should be tested for gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, etc. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Bruce Pierce
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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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