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Fibroids in the anterior wall of the uterus, what does that mean? Does it mean inside the uterus or outside the uterus?

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 more

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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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What does thickening of outside of the uterus lining mean?

What does thickening of outside of the uterus lining 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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Can you tell me where does the bleeding come from if it is not the lining of the uterus sloughing off?

Can you tell me where does the bleeding come from if it is not the lining of the uterus sloughing off?

You are right !: The lining of the uterus known as endometrium builds up every cycle as a thin lining insiode the uterine cavity. When it sheds, the uterine wall bleeds. This is the period. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have leiomyosarcoma of the uterus?

What does it mean to have leiomyosarcoma of the uterus?

Uterine cancer: Unfortunately, leiomyosarcoma is a form of uterine cancer defined by the specific types of cells seen at the microscopic level. This is different from leiomyomas which are benign and commonly referred to as fibroids. ...Read more

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What is the reason for the uterus not shedding the lining?

What is the reason for the uterus not shedding the lining?

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

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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?

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

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What does ulceration of the mucous membrane of the nose do to you?

What does ulceration of the mucous membrane of the nose do to you?

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

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What is cancer of the uterus--the muscle or lining?

What is cancer of the uterus--the muscle or lining?

Mostly the lining: Vast majority of the cancers of uterus arise from the lining of the uterus, be that cervix or the body of the uterus. Benign tumors of the muscle, leiomyomas/fibroids, are common, but cancer of the muscle, leiomyosarcoma is uncommon. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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What do you call the outside part of the vagina?

What do you call the outside part of the vagina?

Vulva: The area immediately around the opening of the vagina is the vestibule. The entire area of external female genitalia is termed the vulva. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not long: Most sperm that have not made it to the cervix will die in the vagina within 2 hours. However, keep in mind that any sperm which do make it there during that time, can liver in the cervical mucus for up to 3 days and potentially cause a pregnancy. ...Read more

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If the inside of your vagina is red what does that mean ?

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

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What does " underfilling of the colon" mean?

What does " underfilling of the colon" mean?

Missing Context: I am sorry but for an answer i need you to clarify the context of this question. Where is this language from? Why was the test done? What else was ordered and written on the report? ...Read more

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The inside of the ovarian cyst lining shows focal ereas of hemorrhage what does that mean?

The inside of the ovarian cyst lining shows focal ereas of hemorrhage what does that mean?

Not too much: The lining of the cyst showed some area of bleeding; it could have been before the surgery if it ruptured it would show some small area of bleeding . Focal would imply small points as opposed to massive area of hemorrhage or bleeding. ...Read more

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Thickening of the lower bowel, what does that mean?

Thickening of the lower bowel, what does that mean?

Incomplete descripti: Did you have a radiological test like CT scan which was read by radiologist like that. It may mean nothing significant or may mean some inflammation. Get an opinion from gastroenterologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does thinning of the uterine wall by birth cause the zygote not to attach next time?

Does thinning of the uterine wall by birth cause the zygote not to attach next time?

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

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What happens when henle is shortened, to the extent that they could not reach the medullary region of the kidney?

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