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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Where in the female body is the uterus located at?

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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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

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Dr. Christopher Smith
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What's a normal size for a 38 year old female uterus. And ovaries? Where is a fibroid located that prevents pregnancy,

Dr. Christopher Smith
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What's a normal size for a 38 year  old female uterus. And ovaries?  Where is a fibroid located that prevents pregnancy,

Uterus size: normal size of a medium frame women that is not pregnant--is about the size of a pear-----a bigger women about the size of an avocado Inter-uterine fibroids can cause problems with getting pregnant or maintaining pregnancy---discuss this with your GYN doctor ...Read more

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Shahid Rafique
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Uterus is not centered in body, can that cause problems?

Dr. Shahid Rafique
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No: No clinical significance.

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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What's the male equivalent to the female uterus?

Dr. Wayne Ingram
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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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Dr. Johnnie Ham
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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What is the equivalent organ to the uterus in the male body?

Dr. Johnnie Ham
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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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Dr. Kenan Omurtag
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Please describe the male equivalent to the female uterus?

Dr. Kenan Omurtag
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Please describe the male equivalent to the female uterus?

The prostatic : Utricle...Check it out on wikipedia.

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Dr. Linda Gromko
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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?

Dr. Linda Gromko
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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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?

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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Dr. Eran Kessous
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
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I am 23 years old female. Does skipping exercise cause problem to uterus or is it a myth?

Dr. Eran Kessous
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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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Dr. Barbara Coulter-Smith
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What if a female has double uterus?

Dr. Barbara Coulter-Smith
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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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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Dr. Susan Mitchell
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M 35YEAR OLD female..MY UTERUS 's thickness is2.6cm * 4 .8cm but minimal free fludal region is 5.mm..bleeding over here..plz tl me its reason...asap?

Dr. Susan Mitchell
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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M 35YEAR OLD female..MY UTERUS 's thickness is2.6cm * 4 .8cm but minimal free fludal region is 5.mm..bleeding over here..plz tl me its reason...asap?

Thin lining: Hello, it sounds like your uterus is normal in size (2.6 x 4.8) and the endometrial lining is thin (5mm), there is fluid in the uterus and you are having abnormal bleeding? Bleeding in the setting could be caused by a problem with your hormones, for example if you are not ovulating consistently. It could also be caused by a physical problem with the uterus, such as a small polyp. Check with gyn. ...Read more

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