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Dangerous dog hair!: I have never seen a report of dog hair traversing the cervix to enter the uterus. Foreign material has to be very small for this to even be considered possible. Studies long ago did show that talc (powder) was able to do so, but think how much smaller those particles are compared to a hair. ...Read more
No: Taking the uterus out would not affect your risk of breast cancer but if you are premenopausal taking the ovaries out would lower your risk. This of course also has drawbacks(sudden menopause and all it's associated symptoms: hotflashes, mood changes, bone thinning). I would only recommend this if there is a genetic predisposition for breast or ovarian cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you were having sexual intercourse using a condom and after some time the you cant find de condom? Can the condom got stuck in the uterus/womb?
No: The condom can't get into the uterus but it can come off in the vagina. If it does, then you have lost the protection against pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases. It is a good idea to grasp the condom around the penis when withdrawing and pull it out attached. If you have a condom break or come of at midcycle, that is what emergency contraception is designed for. ...Read more
30 - 60 minutes: Sperm can pass through uterus into fallopian tube in as little as 30 minutes ; fertilization can take place in less than an hour from entry thru the cervix. This is length of time sperm normally spends in uterus. Fertilization takes place in fallopian tubes ; embryo inplants in the womb. The fertilized egg udergoes a few divisions feore it reaches implants into the womb. ...Read more
What are the uterus and the womb in the female reproductive system ? Is there any difference between them ?
Same thing: These are two words for the same part of female anatomy. ...Read more