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Blastocyst (Definition)

We use this term for one of the early phases after fertilization, in which the mass of cells produced by the division of the fertilized egg has acquired a central cavity, making it hollow, and one can tell which cells will become ...Read more


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How long can a blastocyst 5 survive inside uterus? Please include all details. Ty!

How long can a blastocyst 5 survive inside uterus? Please include all details. Ty!

Term pregnancy: I'm not certain i know what a "blastocyst 5" is, so i'm going to assume you mean a 5-day old blast or one transferred on d5. Well literally they can last in the uterus for a full term pregnancy, so for close to 9 months. I'm fairly certain this isn't your question: can you rephrase so we can help you more? ...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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When does the placenta attach to the uterus?

When does the placenta attach to the uterus?

4-5 days: About 4-5 days after the sperm and egg meet (conception), the fertilized egg implants in the uterine lining and begins placenta development. The placenta is very functional by 12 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the muscle that attaches to the uterus?

What is the muscle that attaches to the uterus?

No muscle: There is no muscle that attaches to the utures. At its upper end, the uterus is held in place by what is called the round ligaments and the broad ligament; at its lower end in the back its ligaments on either side that run from the sacral bone to the uterus, and sideways its the cardinal ligaments and what is called parametria. In pregnancy women can experience round ligament pain. ...Read more

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What is it called when the placenta attaches improperly in the uterus?

What is it called when the placenta attaches improperly in the uterus?

Placenta accreta: Placenta accreta, percreta and increta are increasingly severe conditions where the placenta actually grows into the myometrium, or wall, of the uterus, making detachment at birth difficult if not impossible. Moms with this condition more often than not will require hysterectomies at the time of birth to avoid hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Does Plan B - One step cause the fertilized egg to not attach itself to the Uterus?

Does Plan B - One step cause the fertilized egg to not attach itself to the Uterus?

It can: Plan B can work in several ways: It can prevent ovulation, interfere with fertilization, or interfere with implantation (your question). See the link for more information. http://www.webmd.com/women/guide/plan-b ...Read more

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If pregnant, how long does it take the fertilized egg to enter the uterus to attach itself?

If pregnant, how long does it take the fertilized egg to enter the uterus to attach itself?

Approx 1 week: It takes approximately one week, after sex that results in fertilization of the egg with sperm, for the fertilized egg to travel into the uterus and attach itself. ...Read more

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I had prolapse surgery and now uterus has fallen again. Is there a reason it wasn't removed? Was not given an answer. I dread a second surgery..

I had prolapse surgery and now uterus has fallen again.  Is there a reason it wasn't removed?  Was not given an answer.  I dread a second surgery..

Prolapsed uterus: Im sorry to hear of your prolapse recurrence. Uterine prolapse is not a problem with the uterus rather the supportive ligaments that are damaged. Removing the uterus alone does not prevent prolapse from recurring rather restoring support to the top of the vagina and uterus. A Urogynecologist can offer options that will best suit you for this problem. ...Read more

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I'm having a jabbing, squeezing, sharp pain in my uterus...I'm not pregnant (confirmed by doctor). I've had my period since June 4th..Depo shot given?

I'm having a jabbing, squeezing, sharp pain in my uterus...I'm not pregnant (confirmed by doctor).  I've had my period since June 4th..Depo shot given?

Depo side effect?: You have a question mark after "Depo shot given". Did you get Depo? If so, frequent bleeding is a common side effect and bleeding/spotting can make you cramp. Use a non-steroid anti-inflammatory pill for cramps. Symptoms should get better over time. If not, see your provider for an exam. ...Read more

Uterus (Definition)

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