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What is uterus didelphys?

What is uterus didelphys?

Double Uterus: In a female fetus, the uterus starts out as two small tubes. As the fetus develops, the tubes normally join to create one larger, hollow organ — the uterus. Sometimes, however, the tubes don't join completely. Instead, each one develops into a separate structure. This condition is called double uterus (uterus didelphys). Treatment is needed only if a double uterus causes symptoms or complications.

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Is it possible to be diagnosed with uterus didelphys?

Is it possible to be diagnosed with uterus didelphys?

Sure: That condition is the presence of two separate uterine halves that developed independently during the period of organ development. There would be two cervices present inside the vagina. The diagnosis is often made by ultrasound but could be seen on a CT scan, MRI, or at the time of an abdominal surgery.

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I'm 20. I have uterus didelphys which I recently found out and I want to know what can I do to have a healthy uterus and a healthy baby in the future?

I'm 20. I have uterus didelphys which I recently found out and I want to know what can I do to have a healthy uterus and a healthy baby in the future?

See a specialist: Uterus didelphys is a double uterus and cervix. You would be at risk for preterm labor and delivery with a pregnancy. You may want to see a maternal fetal (high risk pregnancy) specialist for advice prior to conceiving. Good luck.

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Help with uterus didelphys! Ttc?

Help with uterus didelphys! Ttc?

Proceed with caution: Your uterus is a true double uterus. Your doctor can perform an hsg to determine the sizes of each horn. This abnormality carries a risk of early and recurrent miscarriages, also the possibility of a breach pregnancy in addition to endometriosis related infertility. The kidneys need to be evaluated also for abnormalities since they develop at the same time as the uterus.

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Can a bicornuate uterus if not treated evolve into uterus didelphys?

Can a bicornuate uterus if not treated evolve into uterus didelphys?

No: No, the defect is present at birth and does not change.

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What is the difference between uterus didelphys and bicornuate? Can you tell the difference by a ultrasound and how?

What is the difference between uterus didelphys and bicornuate? Can you tell the difference by a ultrasound and how?

MRI - Gold Standard: MRI is the "gold standard" for categorizing uterine anomalies due to its 98-100% accuracy. Uterine Didelphys has separate divergent uterine horns with uniformly separate endometrial cavities, two separate cervices and often a vaginal septum. Bicornuate uterus has two widely devergent (>75%) uterine horns and a thick septum composed of myometrium.

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I just found out that I have uterus didelphys and my cervicis are tilted to the right. My doctor said I will never have kids, is this true?

Maybe: Since I haven't seen the HSG denoting the didelphys, I cannot tell if this is a complete malformation or the uterus on one side is reasonably normal and capable of containing a pregnancy or not. If you have doubts obtain a 2nd opinion from a board certified OB-GYN or Reproductive / Infertility specialist.

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What are the chances of having twins when having double uterus? Is it even possible to have twins with uterus didelphys?

What are the chances of having twins when having double uterus? Is it even possible to have twins with uterus didelphys?

Yes and yes: Having a uterine didelphys, to my knowledge, doesn't increase your chance of having twins. In order to have the most common type of twins, fraternal, your ovary has to release 2 eggs, so twins more dependent on ovary than on uterus. But yes, it's possible to have twins with this malformation of the uterus.

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My Wife has Uterus didelphys and has been Having signs and symptoms of Pregnecy and her last two periods have been very light and short stress or?

My Wife has Uterus didelphys and has been Having signs and symptoms of Pregnecy and her last two periods have been very light and short stress or?

Perhaps: Uterus didelphys is a double uterus. The uteri may have a single cervix or 2 separate cervix. A pregnancy may proceed normally or there may increase risk of miscarriage or preterm labor. If she develops any cramping or pain she should be evaluated immediately.

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I have uterus didelphys, am supposed to be 7wks. Went to ER got u/s, they saw a gestational sac& yolk sac, no fetal pole. Could dates be off?

I have uterus didelphys, am supposed to be 7wks. Went to ER got u/s, they saw a gestational sac& yolk sac, no fetal pole. Could dates be off?

Yes: All pregnancy dating scans are estimates. Even though a single date is given, the actual date could also be before the estimated date or after the estimated date. In this question's situation, one should follow-up with the Ob-Gyn doctor to discuss what the emergency was, that caused one to go to the Emergency Room where the ultrasound was done (something serious or emergent must have happened).

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What are the effects of uterus didelphys on pregnancy?

What are the effects of uterus didelphys on pregnancy?

Preterm labor: Uterine didelphys is a term used to describe a uterus that has developed into a "heart-shaped" or "walled" cavity with a mid-line division. This irregularity means that a pregnancy will implant in one side and will not have the entire uterine cavity to develop. Smaller room for the baby increases the risk for premature labor.

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I have uterus didelphys, what are my chances of getting pregnant? I've been trying for a few years on and off.

I have uterus didelphys, what are my chances of getting pregnant? I've been trying for a few years on and off.

Specialist: Your condition is super unique and you should see an infertility specialist to make sure that you've had all the imaging you need and can get a proper diagnosis and estimate for fertility. An rei doctor is best. Good luck!

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What is my percentage of having a full term pregnancy with having Uterus Didelphys?

What is my percentage of having a full term pregnancy with having Uterus Didelphys?

Good: With a uterine didelphys, chances are good. You will be considered high risk because of the risk of preterm labor, but will likely do fine.

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I have uterus didelphys, in ultrasound pelvis.1uter 6.9*3.0*4.1cm endo 9.1mm 2 uterine7.0*2.6*4.0 endo 8.2 mm r.Ovary 2.4*1.6cm lute 2.4*1.7cm normal?

I have uterus didelphys, in ultrasound pelvis.1uter 6.9*3.0*4.1cm endo 9.1mm 2 uterine7.0*2.6*4.0 endo 8.2 mm r.Ovary 2.4*1.6cm lute 2.4*1.7cm normal?

It didelphys: Having this is not a normal finding, but there doesn't seem to be any abnormality with the sizes of the uteri, and there are no fibroids or abnormal cysts noted.

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2 kids. Uterine didelphys. Usual regular cycle. Came 10 days early with brown blood and some brown tissue. Now red and lighter flow than typical?

2 kids. Uterine didelphys. Usual regular cycle. Came 10 days early with brown blood and some brown tissue. Now red and lighter flow than typical?

Common: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit.

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30y/o F. Diagnosed with uterine didelphys on Ct and US. Having burning pain rt mid back area. Urine normal. Wouldn't a kidney abnormally show on CT?

30y/o F. Diagnosed with uterine didelphys on Ct and US. Having burning pain rt mid back area. Urine normal. Wouldn't a kidney abnormally show on CT?

Many: kidney abnormalities would show up on CT, particularly anatomic anomalies, stones, obstruction, masses, and pyelonephritis. Many are best seen with a CT scan specifically tailored to evaluate the kidneys.

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Is a didelphys uterus pregnacy considered a high risk pregnacy im 26 year old smoker with a double uterus and 4 months pregnant

Is a didelphys uterus pregnacy considered a high risk pregnacy im 26 year old smoker with a double uterus and 4 months pregnant

Hello.: Hello. I would ask your doctor if s/he is currently classing you as high risk. Having a double uterus (uterus didelphys) does not necessarily mean that you will need special treatment to have a normal pregnancy and delivery. There can be a lot of variability in this condition. However, your doctor will probably want to follow you somewhat closely to ensure that you don't go into pre-term labor. If one of the uteruses is very small and that is where the embryo implanted or if that cervix is poorly developed this can increase the risk for miscarriage and preterm labor. In some cases there can be an increased risk for a breach delivery. One thing you can do to help your fetus is to stop smoking. Take care.