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What Does The Lining Of The Uterus Do
Fibroids in the anterior wall of the uterus, what does that mean? Does it mean inside the uterus or outside the uterus?
Part of the uterus: Fibroids are benign tumors of uterine muscle. They are always part of the uterus, although they may grow in a variety of directions. If fibroids cause no symptoms, no treatment is necessary. If they do cause symptoms (heavy bleeding, pressure), then opinions from both a gyn (who may offer surgery) and an interventional radiologist (who may offer embolization) would be helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Can you tell me where does the bleeding come from if it is not the lining of the uterus sloughing off?
Hormones: At 41, your hormones change and you are not sending the same signals as when you were younger, make sure that the lining is not building up and getting thick. Your gyn can evaluate this with an ultrasound. ...Read more
If the fibroids are located in front of the uterus, will it interfere pregnancy? If not what is the effects of thse fibroids with the baby?
Alter position/deliv: The location of fibroids can have several effects during pregnancy.The fetus can assume an altered position where a feature like the face or body parts will show transient distortions.(smushed appearance, ) it can also prevent the baby from settling in a head or bottom down position & lead to a surgical delivery. ...Read more
Infection risk: The nose is one of your primary lines of defense against disease. The nasal membranes filter most of the airborne viruses, bacteria, pollutants, and other nasty stuff that you're constantly inhaling into it. When those membranes are damaged, the nasties go directly into your air passages and increase the chances that you will get sick. ...Read more
My uterus contains a 6cm fibroid in the posterior myometrium. Does this mean it is inside the uterus - or in the wall of the uterus?
Not enough info ...: The myometrium is the muscular wall of the uterus so most or all of the fibroid is in the wall. Posterior means the back wall of your uterus as opposed to the front. A fibroid in the myometrium may be completely within the wall (intramural) or project into the inside cavity of the uterus (submucosal) or it may be just under the outer covering of the uterus (subserosal). Ultrasound or MRI can tell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How likely the sperm can survive the acidity of the outer part of the vagina? How long can they sit outside and or on top of the vagina?
Usually infection: Redness typically means irritation or infection. The normal color of the vagina and vaginal vestibule (the area that is technically outside the vagina that you can see between the inner labia/lips) is a pale pink. Normally, you can't actually see the inside of your vagina without a speculum (the spoon-like instrument that your dr uses to take a pap smear). I'd suggest you see your dr. ...Read more
Nothing : It is common to have one side be different than another. Don't worry. ...Read more
Maybe: The uterine wall is designed to stretch and thin out as the pregnancy advances. Once a person has delivered the uterus returns to its ~ normal size and shape . It is rare for the uterine wall to remain thin after a delivery unless someone had a cesarean section where the incision didnt heal as expected. Sometimes in areas of scarring (from prior surgery, placental attachment) egg might not attach. ...Read more
What happens when henle is shortened, to the extent that they could not reach the medullary region of the kidney?
Question unclear: Loop of henle is part of an individual nephron (1 immion/kidney) & situated between glomerulus (mini filter) in kidney cortex & collecting duct in kidney medulla. Nephron cells would form into a cyst if obstructed or perhaps as u say "could not reach medullary region". ...Read more
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