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What Happens When Your Uterus Drops
No: Ice-skating is not harmful when you are on your period. Feel free to skate. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
I'm getting super strong pains by my uterus. What can it be? The pain just hurts and happens every 30 mins or so..
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
Is it possible for placenta to desperate from uterus from heavy lifting? And would u know if it happened?
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
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
Breastfeeding: The uterus shrinks back to its normal size. ...Read more
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
Yes: Ovaries are a must for proper sexual development in female ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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