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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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Some free fluid on ultrasound of uterus. Endometrial 8 mm, d&c 4 weeks ago, 8 weeks postpartum. Likelihood of more retained products of conception?

Some free fluid on ultrasound of uterus. Endometrial 8 mm,  d&c 4 weeks ago, 8 weeks postpartum. Likelihood of more retained products of conception?

Retained: With an 8mm endometrial stripe and post D&C, i doubt any retained products or placenta. Pay attention to your bleeding though and if any changes notify your physician. Fluid in the endometrial cavity is common after a postpartum D&C. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the causes of retained fluid in the uterus shown in the CT scan of a 25yrs girl not virgin not sexually active?

What are the causes of retained fluid in the uterus shown in the CT scan of a 25yrs girl not virgin not sexually active?

Menstruation: Fluid in the uterus is usually blood and the endometrial tissue from the woman's period. This could be a normal finding depending on the amount of fluid and point of your cycle at whih the CT was performed. Best to talk with a gynecologist about the findings and have them look at the scan. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I'm 25yrs,virgin not sexually active,my CT scan shows retained fluid in the uterus,my period is regular but this month lasts for25 days as spotting ?

I'm 25yrs,virgin not sexually active,my CT scan  shows retained fluid in the uterus,my period is regular but this month lasts for25 days as spotting ?

Blockage: Sounds like you have some blockage to the out flow of blood. This can be cervical or vaginal but does need to progress or will cause more problems in the future and can make it harder to get pregnant. ...Read more

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After abortion, do you have a little bit of retained products inside the uterus?

After abortion, do you have a little bit of retained products inside the uterus?

Post termination: A small about of tissue and blood is expected after a termination. If the bleeding, cramping or amount of "tissue" passing vaginally increases you should get help and perhaps a pelvic ultrasound. Retained tissue may get infected and cause irregular uterine bleeding. ...Read more

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How can ovarian function be evaluated post hysterectomy uterus and cervix removed, ovaries retained?

How can ovarian function be evaluated post hysterectomy uterus and cervix removed, ovaries retained?

Ovarian function: Blood tests of ovarian hormone levels (estradiol and progesterone) are a good start. Doctors may also add FSH, LH, TSH, free T4, prolactin since these hormones can be related to menstral irregularity and ovarian dysfunction. ...Read more

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Is postpartum blood clot and retained tissue in uterus serious? Given methergine (methylergonovine) to pass clot but nothing has passed my bleeding has stopped.

Is postpartum blood clot and retained tissue in uterus serious? Given methergine (methylergonovine) to pass clot but nothing has passed my bleeding has stopped.

Retained products of: Retained products of conception can be a very serious condition. The tissue retained is frequently necrotic ( dead ) this can lead to a very serious infection. Time to contact you gynecologist. ...Read more

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What can a fluid filled sac mean in the uterus?

What can a fluid filled sac mean in the uterus?

Early pregnancy: It is an early ultrasound finding before a normal pregnacy with fetus is noted. ...Read more

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Blocked fluid in uterus, is it a period? Seen on scan

Blocked fluid in uterus, is it a period? Seen on scan

Probably: Fluid seen in the endometrial canal of the uterus would typically be due to a period - especially at your age. It would only be in someone older (post menopausal) that finding fluid in the canal would be concerning. ...Read more

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What fluids are in the uterus cyst? Can they kill you ?

What  fluids are in the uterus cyst? Can they kill you ?

Uterine fluid.: There shouldn't be much fluid within the uterus. If both the tubes and the cervix are open, there shouldn't be any place for fluid to build up and remain. It can happen if the tubes are blocked, if you had surgery and the cervix is obstructed, if you have fibroids that block the cervix, or if you had surgery to remove the lining. You should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have fluid in my uterus, that is causing pain and bloating. no one can tell me why.or even what to do about it?

Additional details: What test was used to make the diagnosis of fluid in your uterus? There are several diagnostic studies to help you. More details are needed in your case. ...Read more

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I had a 5 weeks ultrasound today, we saw the sac etc but the Tech also found a sac of fluid in my uterus should I be concerned?

I had a 5 weeks ultrasound today, we saw the sac etc but the Tech also found a sac of fluid in my uterus should I be concerned?

Probably not: A follow-up u/s is usually ordered and these types of things usually go away without causing any problems. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Well will free fluid in uterus reasorbe ? It's been 3 weeks & i still have a bit of pain i'm sooooo skinny i feel pain everywhere !

Not sure: I guess I have to wonder why you have free fluid in the uterus. Have you checked a pregnancy test? If not, you need to do so. Also, I am not sure that being extremely thin is a reason for feeling pain more than other patients. It seems that you need further evaluation with an ob/gyn or perhaps a second opinion. ...Read more

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At appmnt for sonohysterogram, tech does tvs first then says fluid in my uterus made polyp show clearly & no need for shg. Is this correct or lazy?

At appmnt for sonohysterogram, tech does tvs first then says fluid in my uterus made polyp show clearly & no need for shg. Is this correct or lazy?

Likely: At age 50, the hsg wasn't being performed to see if tubes were open due to fertility concerns, thus if only trying to see if there was a lesion in the cavity, it seems as if the tech did find a lesion. Likely your doctor will perform a hysteroscopy to see it clearly and remove it. Make sure you are clear and like your doctors plan for care. ...Read more