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Where in the female body is the uterus located at?

Where in the female body is the uterus located at?

top of vagina: The uterus is the generative organ at the top of the vagina of which the cervix is the lower opening. It is in the lower portion of the pelvic cavity behind the bladder. It is usually the size of a fist but of course gets quite large during pregnancy. ...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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What's the male equivalent to the female uterus?

What's the male equivalent to the female uterus?

None: A xx chromosome(female) will cause development of the mullerian duct embryologic system leading to a uterus, etc. And regression of the male woolfian duct system. Conversely, the xy(male) chromosome regresses the female mullerian system and make "male parts".From the woolfian system. ...Read more

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What is the equivalent organ to the uterus in the male body?

What is the equivalent organ to the uterus in the male body?

Male Uterus: The prostatic utricle (latin for "pouch of the prostate") is a small indentation located in the prostatic urethra, is the remnant of the mullerian duct that regresses in embryonic development. It may serve no function. However, robert william taylor states: "in coitus it so contracts that it draws upon the openings of the ejaculatory ducts, and thus renders them so patulous that the semen..Passes. ...Read more

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What if a female has double uterus?

What if a female has double uterus?

Anatomic anomaly: This is an anomoly of development that is not repaired and usually doesn't cause significant problems. In the past this disorder often went undiagnosed. There are differing degrees of this that could affect carrying pregnancies or increase the risk for premature delivery. See your gynecologist for a complete discussion. ...Read more

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I am 23 years old female. Does skipping exercise cause problem to uterus or is it a myth?

I am 23 years old female. Does skipping exercise cause problem to uterus or is it a myth?

Yes, myth: Exercise in pregnancy is not only safe, but encouraged. Skipping is safe too! do not go on the trampoline though... :). ...Read more

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What is a tipped uterus? Could it be harmful to your body? Could it cause complications if someone wishes to have a baby?

What is a tipped uterus? Could it be harmful to your body? Could it cause complications if someone wishes to have a baby?

Very common!: In most women, the uterus leans a little towards the front of the body. In some, it sits exactly in the midline. In others, it leans towards the back of the body. All of these are normal variations. When i worked at planned parenthood years ago, we would hear a rumor from patients that a tipped uterus makes it harder to get pregnant. Not so! a tipped uterus will generally not stand in the way. ...Read more

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Female 29, 5'2", 156lbs. Severe lwr ab pain. Stabing in uterus area &irreg periods! no prev. Issues.

Female 29, 5'2", 156lbs. Severe lwr ab pain. Stabing in uterus area &irreg periods! no prev. Issues.

Doctor can evaluate: Anyone with "severe abdominal pain" should be evaluated by her doctor. The emergency room can evaluate severe pain, if the primary care or regular doctor is not able to help right away. Possible causes include appendicitis, kidney stones, obstructed kidney, twisted bowel, twisted ovary, etc... Severe pain is definitely not normal. ...Read more