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Doctor insights on: What Happens When Your Uterus Drops

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Can a woman uterus drop without her knowing?

Can a woman uterus drop without her knowing?

Uterine prolapse: Some women will have symptoms of uterine prolapse but most do not. It is often found during an annual well women exam ...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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How long can a transfer blastocyst day 5 survive in the uterus? What if it partially implants but progesterone level drops and then rises the next day

How long can a transfer blastocyst day 5 survive in the uterus? What if it partially implants but progesterone level drops and then rises the next day

Progesterone: Progesterone levels fluctuate from day to day and hour to hour until pregnancy is well established - weeks from now. Do not panic about an individual level, what matters to the baby is more-or-less an "average" Progesterone exposure. If you are worried about your progesterone, please discuss these worries with your ivf doctor, he/she is the only one who can make changes if they are needed. ...Read more

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Hcg drop from 6500 to 6300 after recent bleeding, went to ER to r/o missed m/c. Ehr@130bpm@6wk w/2nd fluid sac in uterus. What's it? What's my m/c risk?

Hcg drop from 6500 to 6300 after recent bleeding, went to ER to r/o missed m/c. Ehr@130bpm@6wk w/2nd fluid sac in uterus. What's it? What's my m/c risk?

Follow up: Without seeing your actual sonogram it sounds like you are describing a subchorionic hematoma which is a complex term meaning bleeding in pregnancy. They may have also seen a gestational sac from a twin pregnancy that did not form. 50% of women bleed in early pregnancy. Most will do fine but some unfortunately will miscarry. You will have to be monitored over time by your doctor. ...Read more

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35 weeks pregnant. Is it normal to have bad pain as the baby drops further down in the uterus?

35 weeks pregnant. Is it normal to have bad pain as the baby drops further down in the uterus?

No.: Bad pain is not normal unless you are in labor and 35 weeks is too early for that. Please see you obstetrician in the emergency room to be evaluated and best of luck! ...Read more

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Irregular periods. Took morning after pill 2 weeks ago and now experiencing pain & shedding of uterus with a drop of blood each time I pee?

Irregular periods. Took morning after pill 2 weeks ago and now experiencing pain & shedding of uterus with a drop of blood each time I pee?

Breakthrough bleedin: If you keep spotting you may want to see GYN and ultrasound to see what is going on. Seems like your endometrial lining has not shredded completely. ...Read more

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No intrcourse. Fingers on clit. Wiz Mybe sprm Week ago FSH 7.7 LH 8.5 got red blood on day 17. Had ultrasound doc said uterus layer is thick nw period is 3 days late got two bloos drops. Pregnancy?

No intrcourse. Fingers on clit. Wiz Mybe sprm Week ago FSH 7.7 LH 8.5 got red blood on day 17. Had ultrasound doc said uterus layer is thick nw period is 3 days late got two bloos drops. Pregnancy?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I have a sideways uterus how did this happen and is there something wrong?

I have a sideways uterus how did this happen and is there something wrong?

Depends: There are many "normal" positions for the uterus. Sideways is not one of them, and may be due fibroids, adhesions or other conditions which pull or push the uterus out of its normal anatomic positions. Ask your md what he means by "sideways". A sonogram may be helpful with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm getting super strong pains by my uterus. What can it be? The pain just hurts and happens every 30 mins or so..

I'm getting super strong pains by my uterus. What can it be? The pain just hurts and happens every 30 mins or so..

I don't know: It is certainly difficult to answer a question like this. The reason it's difficult is : (1) there are other organs in this area which could be responsible for the pain and (2)I am not sure this is in the context of menses and therefore menstrual cramps. ...Read more

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What is it called when a woman is born without a uterus? Why does that happen?

What is it called when a woman is born without a uterus? Why does that happen?

MRKH...: There are several syndromes. Two of the most common are the Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH) and Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome (AIS). MRKH, also called Müllerian Agenesis, is caused by incomplete development of the Müllerian ducts in utero. Cause uncertain. AIS individuals are genetically male but their cells don't respond to testosterone so appear fully female. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it possible for placenta to desperate from uterus from heavy lifting? And would u know if it happened?

Is it possible for placenta to desperate from uterus from heavy lifting? And would u know if it happened?

Placental abruption: If the placenta deprecated from the uterus you would experience severe abdominal cramping that sometimes results in bleeding that is hidden behind the placenta, and sometimes comes out... You would also have abdominal pain. ...Read more

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I'm 8 weeks today and where my uterus is I'm feeling stitch like pains, these happen when I sit down sometimes or even when I move. Is this normal?

I'm 8 weeks today and where my uterus is I'm feeling stitch like pains, these happen when I sit down sometimes or even when I move. Is this normal?

Being Pregnant: Nope. This is not normal. I would advise a quick phone call to the nurse at your ob's office to run this by them. ...Read more

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What happens if a prolapsed uterus is left untreated?

What happens if a prolapsed uterus is left untreated?

What did your gyn: Say? It depends how bad the prolapse is, if not that bad may not cause much problems, if bad can cause problems urinating or with bowel movements, can cause pain, and if it is so bad it is prolapsing out of the vagina it could get ulcerated or infected please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more

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What happens in your uterus before your period?

What happens in your uterus before your period?

Build up: After a woman has had her menstrual period, during which the inner lining was shed, during the first two weeks before ovulation the inner lining is built up again and after ovulation is then under the influence of progesterone transformed into a nice cushion for a potentially fertilized egg. If there is no pregnancy, the endometriums is shed again during the next menses. ...Read more

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What would happen if the zygote did not implant in the uterus?

Passes out: A non-implanted zygote, like the millions of fertilized eggs in normal physiology that do not implant, will either degenerate or pass out and cease to exist. The uterus will remain normal and ready to accept another fertilized egg when the opportunity presents itself. ...Read more

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Can a uterus grow back?

Can a uterus grow back?

No: Definitely not. Just this year there have been a small number (less than 10) of experimental surgeries transplanting a uterus that seem to have "worked" - the transplant is not yet rejected. It's still way too early to know whether pregnancy would be possible, and it's definitely 100% experiment at this point. ...Read more

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What is a tipped uterus?

What is a tipped uterus?

Retroverted: A tipped uterus is called retroverted, meaning that it is tilted toward your back. Most people are anteverted, with a uterus tilting forward. It does not medically matter which way your uterus is tilted. ...Read more

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Pain in uterus lower left?

Get checked out: Pain in the left lower abdomen can be from many different causes. Left ovary torsion, left fallopian tube disease, descending colon, sigmoid colon, left inginual or femoral hernia, pid, uterine fibroid are all possibilities. ...Read more

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What leiomyomatous uterus?

What leiomyomatous uterus?

It means fibroids: Fibroids are non-cancerous growths of the muscular layer of the uterus. They are hormonally driven and can grow in size and cause problems for many women. They can cause pelvic pain, urinary symptoms, and constipation if a large enough size. They can also cause abnormal bleeding and heavy periods. They can also be found incidentally and cause no symptoms or problems. ...Read more

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What is an arcurate uterus?

What is an arcurate uterus?

Indentation at top: An arcuate uterus has a slight indentation of the uterine cavity at the fundus (top). It is the mildest form of a uterine septum and is of no clinical significance. ...Read more

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What causes uterus vibration?

Not sure: I'm not sure what you are describing? Can you be more specific? ...Read more

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How can the uterus be damaged?

How can the uterus be damaged?

????: Damaged during surgery or something else your? Is too non specific to answer, please restate it with more detail. ...Read more

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What causes air in the uterus?

What causes air in the uterus?

Shouldn't be: There should not be air in the uterus, fluid maybe but not air. ...Read more

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What does a thick uterus mean?

What does a thick uterus 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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What causes your uterus to tip?

Normal anatomy: A tipped uterus is normal for 40% of the population. It is simply how your body is built and it creates very few if any problems. ...Read more

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What's myomitosis in the uterus?

Fibroids: Fibroids are also known as myomas or leiomyomas. Leiomyomatosis (if that is what you were referring to) is a relatively rare condition in which the uterus is enlarged and completely replaced by innumerable fibroids. ...Read more

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How big is my uterus at 7 months?

Ultrasound: You would need an Ultrasound to tell you your exact size at 7mo. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Has anyone had a sideways uterus?

Has anyone had a sideways uterus?

Yep!: Uteri come in all sizes, shapes, and configurations. They can be tipped forward, backward or sideways and/or can be bent forward, backward, or sideways. These variations in normal usually do not affect fertility. To take this a step further, there could be a uterus with two heads or two cervixes. Not to worry - follow the usual rules about infertility (no baby after 1 year of unprotected sex). ...Read more

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What causes pains by your uterus?

Cramps: Though is may feel uterine in origin, it is often difficult to precisely identify the source of abdominal or pelvic pain. In someone 19 years old, the most common cause of pelvic pains are ovulation, menstrual cramps and constipation. ...Read more

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What is a t shaped uterus caused by?

What is a t shaped uterus caused by?

Born that way: Uterine anomalies are something you are born with. Most are just in your genes. ...Read more

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Can you have air in uterus from sex?

Can you have air in uterus from sex?

Yes: During sex air is introduced into the vagina and can get into the uterus. In a normal healthy women this is of little concern. However, in a woman who had just delivered a child this can cause an air embolism which can be very serious and can even cause death. ...Read more

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How do women develop a cold uterus?

It is a: Primitive superstition that the uterus is literally cold producing infertility. Obviously with blood circulation you'd need to have a refrigerator to not have every internal organ being body temperature. ...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 could it mean if my uterus hurts?

What could it mean if my uterus hurts?

Infection or growth: If you have not had pain in your uterus before, you should consult your gyn. Infeciton is a common cause of pain and can be easily treated with antibiotics. You may have a polyp for fibroid inside the lining or fibroids within the uterus, it is rare to develop endometriosis at 44. Also, you could be pregnant. ...Read more

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How you know if your uterus is normal?

How you know if your uterus is normal?

Check with OB/GYN MD: The 3 ways to ensure that you have normal uterus: by ob/gyn physical exam, by sonogram and by having a regular normal menstrual cycles. ...Read more