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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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Does having a tilted uterus mean it came from an infection? I was told I have a tilted uterus but never had an STD just BV and yeast infections

Does having a tilted uterus mean it came from an infection? I was told I have a tilted uterus but never had an STD just BV and yeast infections

See answer: In most cases, a tipped, tilted, retroverted uterus is genetic and is perfectly normal but there are other factors that can cause the uterus to be tilted including: prior pelvic surgery, pelvic adhesions, endometriosis, fibroids, pelvic inflammatory disease, or pregnancy and the labor of childbirth. Not caused by vaginitis (bsv or yeast). ...Read more

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NP said my uterus was tilted and leaning after my pap/pelvic what does this mean?

NP said my uterus was tilted and leaning after my pap/pelvic what does this mean?

Usually nothing: Uterus is normally tilted forward. Some times it may be tilted backwards, without any consequences. ...Read more

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So I have retroverted uterus is that mean ill miscarry 8 weeks pregnant I thought uterus that flipped backward we call tilted so asked abt it before but?

So I have retroverted uterus is that mean ill miscarry 8 weeks pregnant I thought uterus that flipped backward we call tilted so asked abt it before but?

Alignment of uterus: The alignment or tip of your uterus does not put you at increased risk for miscarriage. If that were so, we would warn all women with a backward or retroverted tilt that they were at increased risk. They aren't. It's a normal variant in the human population. You have no reason to worry that a retroverted uterus increases your chances for miscarriage. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my uterus felt full and tilted during my pelvic exam? I had just started my period the day of the exam.

What does it mean if my uterus felt full and tilted during my pelvic exam? I had just started my period the day of the exam.

Sonogram: We can not draw any big conclusions from the findings of the pelvic exam. If your doctor felt it was abnormal then a pelvic sonogram should be done to confirm that all is normal ...Read more

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Does a tilted uterus make it anymore difficult to get pregnant are the sperm able to travel through normally?

Does a tilted uterus make it anymore difficult to get pregnant are the sperm able to travel through normally?

No: That's a pure myth. Tilted, tipped, verted, flexed, and rotated uteri work just as well as the ordinary one. There are some uterine abnormalities that can cause fertility/miscarriage problems, but not just being "tilted.". ...Read more

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I have a tilted uterus. How can that be treated and fixed?

I have a tilted uterus. How can that be treated and fixed?

Not sure: The uterus is "tilted" in many people and it is just fine. No need to treat. Maybe there is something else going on. Can you ask your doctor for the actual medical term of what you have and then repost... Hopefully then we can be of more help. ...Read more

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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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When you've got a tilted uterus, are some sex positions better than others?

When you've got a tilted uterus, are some sex positions better than others?

History: Historically, gynecologic surgeons recommended shortening of the round ligaments that suspend the uterus in the pelvis to revert the tilt in an attempt to improve chances to conceive. This procedure has now been abandoned, because it did not yield better results. If the tilted uterus is implicated in intercourse being painful, other positions than the one that cause the most pain can be tried. ...Read more

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I have just discovered I have a tilted uterus and I was wondering can that cause any discomfort? I been crazy painful symptoms.

I have just discovered I have a tilted uterus and I was wondering can that cause any discomfort? I been crazy painful symptoms.

Yes it can: Yes it can tilted uterus can pulled against the round ligament and cause pain acted like a swing you make between two tree and you sit on the swing and you swing and turn all pressure will be against the trees
see your GYN there is some exercise can teach you to minimize the tilting specially while you are having pain one of the is like kneeling on the floor and push you head forward
good luck ...Read more

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I was just told at my 10week 6day appointment that I have a tilted uterus. Are the any concerns/complications I should watch for?

Tilted uterus: It is just the position of the uterus that was described to you. If nothing else happens during pregnancy I do not foresee any complications. Tilted or retroverted, anteverted, mid position uterus are just description of the ways the uterus sits in the lower abdomen. Thanks and good luck with your pregnancy ...Read more

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What's the recovery time from surgery for a tilted uterus?

What's the recovery time from surgery for a tilted uterus?

About 2 weeks: If it is done laparoscopically you will be able to drive and move around 6-8 days after surgery. Remember that you will have a pulling sensation/pain into the groin for several weeks. Every week will be better. No heavy liftng for 6 weeks and listen to your body. ...Read more

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Should I feel uncomfortable at 5 weeks 4 days.......They say my uterus is tilted?

Tilted uterus: If your uterus is tilted you should see your dr. There can be other associated factors. Please see your dr. ...Read more

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I have a tilted uterus and I always feel pain in my abdomen, is this normal?

Not a cause for pain: A "tilted uterus" is common, and by itself should not be a cause for abdominal pain. Other reasons should be explored such as endometriosis, depending on the timing of the pain, etc. ...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 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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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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My uterus tissue is 7cm what does this mean?

My uterus tissue is 7cm what does this mean?

????: U mean the endometrial lining is 7 mm which at your age would be normal or the uterine length is 7 cm which at your age would be normal;. ...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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What do it mean when the right side of your uterus hurt?

What do it mean when the right side of your uterus hurt?

Possibly cysts: It is harder to tell the cause of the pain in your abdomen and pelvic compared to other areas, however pain on the right side of your pelvis could be ovarian cysts, tubal cysts, or other more serious conditions like appendicitis or ovarian torsion, if it persists and is severe, see your gyn for an exam and ultrasound. ...Read more

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What does it mean if there was a shadow found on uterus?

What does it mean if there was a shadow found on uterus?

Abnormal: That something is interfering with the normal flow of dye into your uterus, like a fibroid, polyp, uterine septum/anomaly or scar tissue. A hysteroscopy or saline ultrasound can help figure this out for you. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your uterus hurts after 2 days and nights of sex?

Pelvic pain: Could mean several things but painful intercourse, particularly with deep penetration, is suggestive of endometriosis. No symptom is completely predictive, so this should not be taken as a diagnosis. If this pain continues see a good obg or specialist re who can take the appropriate steps; you'll get an answer pretty quickly ...Read more

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My uterus is sideways what does this mean? Can u helo me, with some helpful information please.

Sideways uterus: It just means its tilted in a different direction - its a normal variant and there is nothing wrong with you or your uterus so don't worry! ...Read more