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Does the uterus and cervix return to, or close to, pre-pregnancy state if the baby is lost before the third trimester?

Does the uterus and cervix return to, or close to, pre-pregnancy state if the baby is lost before the third trimester?

Yes, it does: After a full term pregnancy and delivery, the uterus and cervix returns to a normal non-pregnant size within 6-8 weeks after the birth. The size of the uterus is slightly larger than a uterus of a woman who has never had a pregnancy which lasted until the third trimester, or has never been pregnamt. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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What kind of hyster is it when they just take your uterus and cervix and leave your ovaries and tubes?

What kind of hyster is it when they just take your uterus and cervix and leave your ovaries and tubes?

Hysterectomy: Hysterectomy refers to the removal of the uterus including the cervix. Many people in the general population refer to a "partial hysterectomy" as one in which the uterus/cervix is removed but the ovaries and tubes are left behind. A 'complete hysterectomy' as one in which the uterus/cervix as well as the tubes and ovaries are removed. A misnomer really, but one in which many use. ...Read more

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People tell me when i get my uterus and cervix removed soon, will not be sexually active anymore and i will have to take meds. Is that true?

People tell me when i get my uterus and cervix removed soon, will not be sexually active anymore and i will have to take meds. Is that true?

False:talk to ur doc: Pelvic surgery, whether total or partial hysterectomy, vaginal or abdominal, w/ or w/o oophorectomy, does not render you asexual. Sure you might have some initial post-op discomfort. And if ovaries are taken, you may (not) need menopausal hormone therapy (new catchphrase). But once recovered, you can be as sexually active as you once were. Be sure to ask your gyn about any & all questions pre-op. ...Read more

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So does taking out my uterus and cervix cure endometriosis?

So does taking out my uterus and cervix cure endometriosis?

Possible: Definitive surgical treatment of endometriosis includes removing the ovaries and tubes in addition to the uterus. The cure rate is about 95% with that surgery. If you keep your ovaries, the cure rate is about 40% with the other 60% requiring additional surgery to remove the ovaries later. ...Read more

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Uterus and cervix removed and ovaries left but starting to spot after sex what's going on?

Uterus and cervix removed and ovaries left but starting to spot after sex what's going on?

Vag cuff: Likely the way the top of the vagina has healed resulted extruded tissue which bleed easily, called graulation tissue; easy to take care of but, if this is it, mat take a visit or 2. Gd luc. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more