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Small pocket of free fluid found in uterus. What are the possible causes for the free fluid? what could it indicate in early pregnancy?

Small pocket of free fluid found in uterus. What are the possible causes for the free fluid? what could it indicate  in early pregnancy?

Free fluid in uterus: There can be many reasons for a pocket of free fluid in the uterus. Most likely is a result of secretions from the uterine glands, and may not signify anything is abnormal. If you are having normal cycles have a follow up sonogram after your next menses. Doubt that is a pregnancy. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I had an ultrasound a few weeks ago unrelated to pregnancy my doctor told me that it showed excess fluid in the uterus. Could pregnancy be a cause?

I had an ultrasound a few weeks ago unrelated to pregnancy my doctor told me that it showed excess fluid in the uterus. Could pregnancy be a cause?

Yes: This could be early pregnancy related. However, many young women have fluid in the uterine cavity at midcycle, one of the reasons that cervical mucous discharge becomes thin and heavier during ovulation. ...Read more

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Can a tilted uterus cause problems in a pregnancy?

Can a tilted uterus cause problems in a pregnancy?

Not really: a retroverted uterus can sometimes cause some lower back pain during pregancy- just the way your anatomy is- not dangerous. ...Read more

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What is a thin lower segment uterus and how would it cause a high risk pregnancy.?

What is a thin lower segment uterus and how would it cause a high risk pregnancy.?

Uterine rupture.: A thinned (presumably from a prior cesarean section scar) lower uterus can lead to rupture that can prove catastrophic or even lethal for fetus and/or mother. Consult with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist if that is your diagnosis and avoid labor if clinically possible/desirable. ...Read more

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Ultrasound shows nothing no sol in uterus no fluid de sac is noted but endometrial is 8.7 thick in day 14 of cycle. Pregnancy or not?

Ultrasound shows nothing no sol in uterus no fluid de sac is noted but endometrial is 8.7 thick in day 14 of cycle. Pregnancy or not?

Need pregnancy : Test unclear from the description of the ultrasound. Sometimes an ultrasound in very early pregnancy doesn't show anything or not much. So unclear if very early pregnancy or not. A pregnancy test will help figure this out. ...Read more

Dr. Aiman Shammas
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Fluid Retention (Definition)

Fluid retention is a clinical finding in which there is swelling in the body due to fluid accumulation. This can occur due to liver, ...Read more


Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more