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PCOS, retroverted uterus, get severe bladder pains during periods. Cause?

I have Polycystic Ovaries and I was also informed that I have a Retroverted Uterus that tilts back to the rectum but I dont get periods but when I do I suffer from terrible bladder pains and Im not able to move or do anything everytime I get the pain I cant pass urin or anything but Im confused because its the Anteverted Uterus that tilts forwards to the bladder and since the bladder is what have me in tears shouldn t I have Anteverted instead of Retroverted?
Asked On : Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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A retroverted uterus Body is is tilted back,making it's lower end tilt forwords. This obliterates bladder opening& causes retained urine,
That is why the retroverted uterus gives rise to recurrent bladder/kidney infections.
The infection & retaintion is exaggeratted at menses & so you get pain in bladder during menses.
Along with treatment of PCOD, you should get treatment of bladder infection & also try to correct the uterine position by manual procedure, pessary, exercises, Consult a Gynecologist/ Nephrologist / physio therapist for guidance.
Usually, the retrovertion is automatically corrected after pregnancy (16 weeks )
Some times surgery is needed to correct extreme retrovertion.
Answered: Sun, 10 Nov 2013
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