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What does it mean to have an enlarged uterus?

What does it mean to have an enlarged uterus?

Variable: Enlarged uterus can mean pregnancy, past pregnancies, fibroids, adenomyosis, tumors that can be benign or cancerous. Women with enlarged uteri can have pain, abnormal bleeding, loss of urine unexpectedly and a feeling of heaviness in the pelvis. Best to be checked out by a gynecologist. ...Read more

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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 a "solitary cyst in the left kidney" and a "solitary enlarged uterus with focal adenomyosis" mean?

What does a "solitary cyst in the left kidney" and a "solitary enlarged uterus with focal adenomyosis" mean?

Ultrasound or MRI?: Usually nothing if you have no abnormal bleeding or pain. An enlarged uterus can be normal after childbirth (dimensions?), and adenomyosis is simply endometrium (uterine lining) growing into the muscular layer (also called endometriosis interna). Both may be normal for you & can be followed by ultrasound along with your renal cyst. See your doc if you are having problems & good luck. ...Read more

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What do many (grouped) red dots mean on the 4D ultrasound screen of uterus? I was told the uterus was enlarged for about 7cm. What that means?

What do many (grouped) red dots mean on the 4D ultrasound screen of uterus?  I was told the uterus was enlarged for about 7cm. What that means?

Unclear: Red dots are not a typical finding on a sonogram. You will need to contact the physician who ordered the test and ask for the results and interpretation of the findings. ...Read more

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What does constant discharge mean no STDs or bladder infection. Enlarged uterus tho and three months late for period and not pregnant?

What does constant discharge mean no STDs or bladder infection.  Enlarged uterus tho and three months late for period and not pregnant?

See an OB/GYN: It sounds as if you are already seeing a doctor. If they are not an ob/gyn specialist would see one, and if they are, address these questions to them since they have examined you and have all your medical history available. If they do not answer your questions satisfactorily get a second opinion. Good luck. ...Read more

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

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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What does it mean when your uterus hurts but not just on your period?

Possibly adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is a condition in which cells of the uterine lining or endometrial cells grow in the muscle layer of the uterus. Pressure, pain and heavy periods are common. Other causes such as bladder condtion that mimics uterine pain, or internal scarring if prior surgery or pelvic infection. ...Read more

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

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 dont worry! ...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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Im 9 weeks but my uterus dosnt feel enlarged, is that ok or is something wrong?

Im 9 weeks but my uterus dosnt feel enlarged, is that ok or is something wrong?

Probably fine: It would be very unusual for you to be able to feel your uterus yet and the sensitivity of a pelvic exam depends on many things. If your doctor is concerned, he or she will order an ultrasound to be sure. If this hasn't been done everything is probably fine. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the uterus is being tightening up?

What does it mean when the uterus is being tightening up?

?: You need to provide more information because what you asking doesn't make medical sense. ...Read more

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