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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
MY uTerus iS 70×41×42 mm.... IS tHat nOrmal fOr a 21years...I weigh abt 140lbs.and height 5'3..will I be able to bring a child for 9 months with this size womb? I just got married
Had camera put in uterus today nothing found only thickened womb lining only at top right of womb reasons for this please look on internet says cancer?
Told years ago i had retroverted uterus, u/s confirmed.Then two years ago u/s said anteverted and then one year ago said retroverted again! how?
U/s report said i had a retroverted uterus. Three months later, u/s said it was anteverted and then 6 month later u/s report said retroverted?Why?
May depend on how: Full your bladder was. A full bladder will lift the uterus up. An empty bladder provides room in the anterior pelvis for the uterus to drop into. Also, were both us examinations the same? Transvaginal would have an empty bladder and transabdominal a full bladder. Finally, having stool in the rectum and sigmoid colon would displace the uterus upwards and forward. ...Read more
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
Yep!: Uteri come in all sizes, shapes, and configurations. They can be tipped forward, backward or sideways and/or can be bent forward, backward, or sideways. These variations in normal usually do not affect fertility. To take this a step further, there could be a uterus with two heads or two cervixes. Not to worry - follow the usual rules about infertility (no baby after 1 year of unprotected sex). ...Read more
Could be from many: different causes, could be fibroids, or adenomyosis, or endometriosis, could be infection, or non uterine causes like the bladder which is located in front of the uterus or bowel problems, please see a gyn as you will need an exam and a pelvic ultrasound can be done to look at the uterus and tubes and ovaries ...Read more