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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

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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What does it mean when someone has a retroverted uterus?

What does it mean when someone has a retroverted uterus?

Bent down: Retroverted uterus goes "down" from your cervix. Anteverted goes up. It is a description of a normal anatomical finding. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a rectocele prolapse?

What does it mean to have  a rectocele prolapse?

Rectocele: Rectocele is simply the rectum herniating or bulging into the vagina. Common symptoms include a feeling of vaginal fullness and sometimes a feeling of incompletely emptying when defecating. There is little risk to having a rectocele and they are very common in women who have delivered babies vaginally so these need only be treated when they are bothering you. Surgery is vaginal and outpatient. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a retroverted uterus?

What does it mean to have a retroverted uterus?

Normal varient: Most uteri are slightly tilted forward, over the bladder. Some are in mid position, and some are tilted back. Tilted back is referred to as retroverted. It may make finding your cervix slightly more uncomfortable during a pap exam but otherwise is not a true abnormality. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your uterus makes sounds?

What does it mean when your uterus makes sounds?

Never heard that: Most likely from your GI tract as the GI tract is in front of behind and on each side of the uterus, please see a GI specialist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have an enlarged uterus?

Big uterus: The uterus enlarges because something is in it that was not previously noticed. Pregnancy is the most common cause; benign tumors of the uterine muscle (fibroids) are found in about 25% of women of childbearing age. ...Read more

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What does it mean when an ovarian cyst is "bleeding into itself"?

What does it mean when an ovarian cyst is "bleeding into itself"?

Called hemorrhagic c: after ovulation there can be slight bleeding in cyst endometriosis can make bleeding in cyst unless lots of pain do not worry ...Read more

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What does it mean if my uterus hurts?

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 does it mean when urinating to much?

What does it mean when urinating to much?

May be...: It means differently as to the number and amount of voiding. Going to bathroom often doesn't necessarily mean voiding too much. And it's okay to go often as long as being able to empty bladder with free-flowing stream with good volume from each voiding and with normal urinalysis. More detailing? Ask doc timely. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina is sore?

What does it mean when your vagina is sore?

Infection: You need a speculum exam by you doctor to look for infections, ulcers, tumor growths, prolapse or any other anatomical abnormality. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina bleeds while fasting?

What does it mean when your vagina bleeds while fasting?

Unsure: Your fasting should not cause vaginal bleeding. You should see your gynecologist to find out why you have the bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your bleeding from anal?

What does it mean when your bleeding from anal?

See doctor: Rectal bleeding is not normal and should always be evaluated. See a colorectal surgeon, who will do a complete evaluatin and examination, and can treat most causes of rectal bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your sacral dimple bleeds?

What does it mean when your sacral dimple bleeds?

Pilonidal disease: Usually means that you may have had infection at the base of the dimple resulting in granulation tissue that bleeds when pressure is applied. See a surgeon. Excision can cure issue. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you can't burp?

What does it mean when you can't burp?

Not a problem: It does not mean anything. And why would you want to burp anyway? Better not to. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the endometrial lining is thick?

What does it mean when the endometrial lining is thick?

Depends: A thick endometrium can be normal if it is part of a normal ovulation cycle. However if your periods are not normal, it may be abnormal. If concerned, a doctor can do a simple biopsy. Sometimes it can be treated with medication, or possibly with outpatient surgery if needed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina burns?

What does it mean when your vagina burns?

Irritation: Vaginal burning is usually from some type of irritation. Among common causes are: infection, sexual trauma, allergic reactions, skin conditions such as lichen sclerosis, etc. If its a persistent problem, see an Ob/Gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina burns?

What does it mean when your vagina burns?

Irritation: It usually means your vagina is irritated. This can be due to sexual trauma, lack of hormones, an infection (such as a yeast infection), a reaction to something such as a lubricant or douche or a skin condition such as lichen sclerosis. If its persistent, see a gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What does in mean when your cervix is incompetent?

What does in mean when your cervix is incompetent?

Not keeping closed: The cervix normally has a very small opening--the os--even during pregnancy. It should remain so until close to delivery at which time passage of the baby through the os is needed. Thus, close to birth time, the cervix begins to dilate from about <1cm to 10. If dilating too early (incompetent), there is risk of preterm delivery, hence concerning for incompetent cervix. Hope that helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina is itchy?

What does it mean when your vagina is itchy?

Infection: A vaginal infection can be a reason to be "itching to see" a gyn md for evaluation and treatment.. ...Read more