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I need help my uterus is swollen?

I need help my uterus is swollen?

How are you aware: That it is swollen? I can not provide specific information to this general request. I would encourage you to see your gynecologist for evaluation. When the cause of the uterine problem is understood, then appropriate treatment options can be provided. ...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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How can I tell if my uterus swollen?

How can I tell if my uterus swollen?

Exam: See your ob-gyn doctor for a pelvic exam and possible sonogram if you think it is enlarged due to fibroids or pregnancy. ...Read more

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I had sex a month ago and my uterus is swollen?

I had sex a month ago and my uterus is swollen?

Unlikely: How could you possibly know your uterus is swollen? If you are concerned have the issue evaluated. ...Read more

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Could a swollen uterus be a symptom of period starting?

Could a swollen uterus be a symptom of period starting?

Yes: There is significant additional congestion (additional blood flow) in the uterus just before the onset of a period. There can be as much as a 30% difference in volume, especially if the uterus contains benign smooth muscle tumors known as fibroids. These tumors depend on estrogen and are very common. ...Read more

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I been having back pain feeling real sick and my uterus is swollen and it's having a pain on the left side?

I been having back pain feeling real sick and my uterus is swollen and it's having a pain on the left side?

2 reasons: You may be pregnant. I would first get a pregnancy test. If your pregnancy test is negative, you may have uterine fibroids also known as leiomyoma. I would then have a uterine ultrasound to determine if you have uterine fibroids. ...Read more

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I had an ablation that lasted 2 years. Now I have thickening of the endometrium and a swollen uterus. What does this mean?

I had an ablation that lasted 2 years. Now I have thickening of the endometrium and a swollen uterus. What does this mean?

Uterine lining: I presume you are having periods. At your young age all the parts are still working and any lining in your uterus is responding by growing. An ablation doesn't necessarily destroy all the lining and bleeding will persist. ...Read more

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Why do I have a swollen uterus only after I have my period?

Why do I have a swollen uterus only after I have my period?

Water retention: Around the menses many women will retain water. The lower abdomen will swell and bloat. Most women cannot see uterus unless they are pregnant or have an enlarged uterus. If one is able to "see" their uterus, a trip to the gynecologist may provide an answer. A pelvic exam will be done and if needed a sonogram. ...Read more

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Why am I bleeding from my uterus and im not on my period an mt feet are swollen?

Why am I bleeding from my uterus and im not on my period an mt feet are swollen?

Further work-up: Sorry this is happening to you. Sounds like there is something serious going on. Cannot suggest an explanation without detailed assessment. Please see a doctor if you have not already done so. Good luck! ...Read more

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Swollen lymph node on right groin for months now. Good my uterus all checked out and it looks good. Other possibilities?

Swollen lymph node on right groin for months now. Good my uterus all checked out and it looks good. Other possibilities?

Multiple sites: The most common sites to have a lesion that could spread to groin is the leg, including sole of foot, perirectal region, vulvae and at times retroperitioneum. If nothing found on exam of sites noted, a PET/CAT Scan of abodimen followed by biopsy required ...Read more

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40yr lady u/s shows swollen intestine, fibriod in uterus, fatty liver. What should be the next course of action?

40yr lady u/s shows swollen intestine, fibriod in uterus, fatty liver. What should be the next course of action?

These are not relate: All these conditions are not related and have to be managed one by one. What do you mean by swollen intestines and what tests you had and what was the cause. Do you drink alcohol? What are your liver functions? And hepatitis profile for a, b, and c.You need to consult your doctor or a gastroenterologist.
For fibroid follow with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Uterus is enlarged and swollen for 4 months. I also had irregular period cycles from 16-29 days. Ultrasounds and hpts are negative, so what is wrong?

Uterus is enlarged and swollen for 4 months. I also had irregular period cycles from 16-29 days. Ultrasounds and hpts are negative, so what is wrong?

Endometrial dis?: An endometrial biopsy may be necessary to understand your hormonal and endometrial status. Check with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I'm only having folic acid 400 mcg, what else should I take to conceive? Plus I've been told that my uterus is swollen, what precautions should I do?

You need to sit: Down with your gynecologist. Your doctor will know what the problems are that may be causing uterine enlargement. S/he will be able to tell you how to best approach this. I don't know what your condition is. ...Read more

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spotting 2 weeks ago brown Have had sore boobs for over a week and last few days uterus feels swollen and painless squesing feeling neg Preg test?

spotting 2 weeks ago brown Have had sore boobs for over a week and last few days uterus feels swollen and painless squesing feeling neg Preg test?

PMS: Premenstrual syndrome can do this! If you had a negative pregnancy test considering waiting a few weeks and if your period arrives that's probably the hormones that did it. Good luck ...Read more

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40yr lady complain pain lt lumber u/s show swollen bowel loop, faty infiltratd liver fibroid uterus, kidney contain concretion, what is cause n management?

40yr lady complain pain lt lumber u/s show swollen bowel loop, faty infiltratd liver fibroid uterus, kidney contain concretion, what is cause n management?

Multiple issues: Swollen bowel loop--i don't understand description but this could be diverticulosis or an ileum.
Fatty liver: chronic condition associated with obesity and diabetes, can cause cirrhosis over time.
Fibroid uterus: common in 40 year old women
kidney concretion: I have no idea but maybe this is calcium deposited in the kidney.
No 1 diagnosis puts all of these together. You need to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Had negative hpts and sonograms for 5 months but my uterus' swollen and feel occasional kicks. Tested for fibroids and my thyroid, negative. Any ideas?

Had negative hpts and sonograms for 5 months but my uterus' swollen and feel occasional kicks. Tested for fibroids and my thyroid, negative. Any ideas?

Uterine enlargment: First, if you've only done urine pregnancy tests, have a serum (blood) test done. Some women have an antibody that prevents them from ever having a positive urine test. There are other reasons for uterine enlargement like adenomyosis. If its unclear why your uterus is enlarged then an MRI of the pelvis may be warranted. ...Read more

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Past week have had possible swollen vulva w/ painful sex. Period came 2 days late with extreme pain and light blood, gurgling in uterus? Suggestions?

Past week have had possible swollen vulva w/ painful sex. Period came 2 days late with extreme pain and light blood, gurgling in uterus? Suggestions?

Needs evaluation..: It is important in your case to have a visual examination of your genital area to check for infection which based on your symptoms seems to be the case. Pregnancy is another possibility as well so to start you may get a home based pregnancy test but make sure that at the same time you make an appointment with a GYN provider. ...Read more

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My fibroids are 3cm all 3 of them I also have cysts on my ovaries. He described my uterus as 12 weeks what does that mean? And tummy look swollen?

My fibroids are 3cm all 3 of them I also have cysts on my ovaries. He described my uterus as 12 weeks what does that mean? And tummy look swollen?

12 weeks means...: That on your pelvic exam your uterus is enlarged because of the fibroids to the size a uterus would be if you were 12 weeks pregnant. If you're thin, an enlarged uterus can make your lower abdomen appear swollen/pregnant. Talk to your doctor about treatment options. ...Read more

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7cm multiloculated cystic structure behind uterus swollen itchy lymphnode in groin and slightly swollen in neck I am also anemic could it b cancer??

7cm multiloculated cystic structure behind uterus swollen itchy lymphnode in groin and slightly swollen in neck I am also anemic could it b cancer??

Need for evaluation: The description you provided is not sufficient to diagnose or rule out cancer. It would be prudent to visit a doctor for a more detailed in-person evaluation, The evaluation will probably including imaging studies and may need surgery to remove the cystic structure for examination by a pathologist. ...Read more

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Could I have cancer? 7cm multiloclated cystic structure behind uterus tumour marker clear lap next month node in groin swollen and itchy no infection

Possibly: T he posterior wall of the uterus forms a cul-de-sac. With the anterior wall of the rectum. Any lesion there is abnormal and a cystic lesion may represent prolapsed ovarian cyst. Before surgery the node in the groin must be evaluated and where the possibility is that there is a metastatic lesion it would not be common to be derived from this lesion. Node dx however is essential. ...Read more

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I got my period late, and it's spotting, this morning the blood is brownish I have left lower back pain; and my uterus is swollen on the right side?

I got my period late, and it's spotting, this morning the blood is brownish I have left lower back pain; and my uterus is swollen on the right side?

Late: If your period is late and you are having irregular flow and pain I would do a home pregnancy test. Other possibilities include infection problem or sometimes your period can be heavier. Endocrine issues can be possible and even stress. ...Read more

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My period has just ended & my uterus feels bloated, sore, tender and swollen. Can you tell me why? I've a polyp in uterine lining & a fibroid in wall.

My period has just ended & my uterus feels bloated, sore, tender and swollen. Can you tell me why? I've a polyp in uterine lining & a fibroid in wall.

Requires a visit: The causes of bloating are much too long to give a simple answer. A polyp though would not be on this list. Polyps often cause irregular bleeding and spotting but not pain or tenderness. Start with a visit to the obgyn. They can refer you to a gastroenterologist if that is needed. ...Read more

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I've had a csection a year ago jan 29th an it hurts to have sex my uterus is still swollen an my cervix is open an at the begining of my birth canal.?

I've had a csection a year ago jan 29th an it hurts to have sex my uterus is still swollen an my cervix is open an at the begining of my birth canal.?

Adhesions: Internal scar tissue often forms after surgery. You should not be having pain during intercourse a year after a cesarean section. If this pain started shortly after the delivery, it is possible that the uterus being pulled by adhesions and causing pain. A laparoscopic examination may help to make the diagnosis. Surgically releasing the adhesions may help with the pain. ...Read more