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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,

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

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 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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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 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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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?

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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Can a partially degenerated uterus fibroid regrow? How long does it take for the dead tissue to be absorbed by the body, if it happens?

Can a partially degenerated uterus fibroid regrow? How long does it take for the dead tissue to be absorbed by the body, if it happens?

Possible: It is possible that the part of the fibroid that hasn't degenerated will start to grow but it is not likely.How fast the tissue is resorbed depends on a lot of things like how large the fibroid is and where it is. ...Read more

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