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I have a Arcuate uterus - retroverted and deviated to the left, will this make it difficult for me to carry a baby to term? I am starting IVF soon.

I have a Arcuate uterus - retroverted and deviated to the left, will this make it difficult for me to carry a baby to term? I am starting IVF soon.

Not usually: Your IVF doctor will be the best person to answer this question as they will be aware of your specific case. In general an arcuate uterus or a retroverted uterus does not decrease pregnancy success

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Does a deviated uterus affect your ability to have a normal pregnancy?

Does a deviated uterus affect your ability to have a normal pregnancy?

Sometimes: There are many different types of deviated uteri, some have little effect on pregnancy and others make conception difficult, and can cause increased risk for complications should a pregnancy occur. I've delivered a lot of women with bicornuate uterus, didelphyus uterus. Septate uteri often need to be surgically repaired in order for pregnancy to occur.

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For the past 6 days I have had chronic pelvic pain, nausea, back pain, and spotting. Went to the dr, said I had deviated uterus. Ideas of what causing?

For the past 6 days I have had chronic pelvic pain, nausea, back pain, and spotting. Went to the dr, said I had deviated uterus. Ideas of what causing?

Doubt: Deviated - verted, flexed, or rotated uterus is not, repeat not a cause of pelvic pain. Don't know what's causing the pain, but see if your doc can help you 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.

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Pain in uterus lower left?

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.

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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.

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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.

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What causes uterus vibration?

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.