Retroverted uterus

What is Retroverted uterus?

It is the orientation of the body of the uterus with respect to the cervix; a retroverted uterus is one which falls backward on the cervix. Though this is the second common type as compared to the anteverted one, it still is seen in many. Sometimes, it may cause delayed conception owing to the unfavorable position for the ascending sperms.

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hi i have had pain in lower abdom right and left side so doctor said go for scan and the esults are as follows the pain is more to the left and is a sharping pain

retroverted uterus normal in size, and paenchymal texture endom mesures 9 mm in thickness uterus is tender to probe.
right ovary normal in size para ovarian cyst measuring 10mm x 12 mm
left ovary parenchma showing collopsing cyst irregular shape. 15mm x7mm

small quantity of free fluid seen in the cul de sac

no other positive finding

she asked me to get a preg test saying it wont be a bad idea and saying impression is of pid when i have one child and have been marriued for 13 years one sexula partner
Brief Answer:
Pelvic Inflammatory disease is first opinion

Detailed Answer:
Hi Aysha,

Your query and the symptoms at this age reminds me of PID (Pelvic Inflammatory disease). This has a high possibility in a sexually active women. Did you have fever earlier to the pain?

The ovarian cysts could be...
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THis is XXXXXXX from Hyderabad ,Im 31 years old and i have been have complications with fybroid
I had taken a pelvic scan recently and the report say

Ultrasonographic Examination of the pelvis was performed
Urinary Bladder is normal. No evidence of any mass lesionsnoted.
Uterus Size: 87 X 51 X 61MM
Uterus is anteverted and bulky.
Multiple fibroids are seen in the anterior & Posterior walls. The largest in the Anterior wall measures 21 x 15 mm and the largest in posterior wall measures 58 x 40mm.
The Endometrial cavity is distorted due to the fibroids. it measures about 5mm.
Both Ovaries are normal in size and echotexture.
Right Ovaries are normal in size and echotexture
Right Ovary: 29 X 22mm; Left Ovary : 30 x 22 mm
No evidence of free fluid inpouch of XXXXXXX
No adenexal mass seen.
Bulky uterus with multiple fibroids.


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Your ultrasound report shows that you have multiple fibroids of uterus. You can get these fibroids removed surgically if you are suffering from heavy bleeding during your periods.
If there are no symptoms then the surgery can be delayed.

The pain in the joints...
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Hi would a retroverted uterus cause spotting / pink discharge after intercourse?
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Retroverted uterus is just a position of the uterus and is a normal physiological variation. It is not indicative of any pathology and is not likely to cause a bleeding after intercourse.
The mild spotting you had could be due to a vaginal infection, cervical...
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I currently have no health insurance and am way overdue for an exam - trying to line something up at the moment but in the mean time want to start researching this issue. For the past several months I have noticed, much to my alarm, that my cervix is often elongated to the point that I feel it at the opening of my vagina. To me, it feels like soft flesh that has distended; I can feel the harder "nose" of the cervix more where I would expect it to be, at the back of my vaginal canal. I am 38 and had my right ovary removed with a large benign tumor encasing it about three years ago. I am of fairly normal weight and body composition, do not smoke, exercise regularly and eat and rest well. I have never gotten pregnant in 8 years of marriage despite not using birth control. For years, my uterus has been "flipped" (not sure what this is called, but with the cervix pointing toward the pubic bone, rather than to the back of the body). Any information would be so appreciated while I work on getting to see a doctor.
Thanks for the query.

according to your description there is possibilities are,
- prolapse, means uterus along with cervix can descend and depending on the extent of the descent the cervix can appear at the level of hymenal ring to vaginal opening, it may still come forward with progress,...
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Hello my name is XXXXXXX . I am a 27 years old. With in my life span I had experienced heavy bleeding 4 times where I had a tampon and a pad and still soaked threw after 5 minutes . I have functional fluid filled ovarian cysts often. I have a tilted uterus with a fibroid 2.1 cm . My uterus weighs 9 mm . Pelvic pain is chronic to the point where I have been hospited 3 times. ... Main question . Tilted uterus with a fibroid , and ovarian cysts..... What are the chances of me getting pregnant . I've been trying for only 5 months .... I have a feeling I have endomitriosis . Can I demand a laparascopy to rule it out ? I won't be able to psychologically handle misscarrieges . I just want to know chances of fertility . ?! Thank you
Brief Answer:
Laparoscopy is mandatory. Fertility need testing.

Detailed Answer:
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The size of your fibroid is small. A fibroid of this size usually do not cause heavy periods or impair fertility unless it is indenting the endometrial cavity or is in sub-mucosal...
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I have retroverted uterus. my 1st usg showed a gestation sac and yolk sac on left horn and there was a blur image on rt one so couldnot make out if there was another sac there. I went for scan again after a week and USG showed gestation sac on RIGHT side this time with no yolk sac. The left horn image was blurr. Kindly advice.
Thanks for sharing your health concern with us. If the sonogram is not done in the trans-vaginal route, please repeat the sonogram this way for clarification. Simultaneously, you can also go for serial titers of serum beta-hCG to check the progress. A cornual pregnancy may not progress and...
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So I have another question. Is it possible if excessive chemicals are used in the vagina can it cause a chemical burn/hole in the urethra or bladder and cause urine to continuously leak into vagina? And if so how would you heal something like that with constant urine leaking. This may sound crazy but I want to know
Excessive use of chemicals in the vagina may cause ulceration/erosion etc but exactly cause a 'hole' in the blaader/urethra.If you have urine leaking into the vagina it could be due to fistula. That will need to be diagnosed accurately by some tests and examination and the ultimate...
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pregnancymy daughter is 7 weeks pregnant the u/s exam showed that she has an anteverted uterus gestational sac right size for age but could not see this normal?

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Usually an embryo or cardiac activity is visible at 6 weeks.Yolk sac is also seen at 5-6 weeks which is attached to the ventral aspect of the embryo.

You have mentioned ' anteverted uterus ' which doesn't signify anything. Uterus can be anteverted or...
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I have just had a scan that says my uterus is bulky and retroflexed with a central endometrial echo measuring 15mm. What does this mean? I have pcos and I'm not pregnant, LNMP 21.05.2012. Have regular 29-33 day cycle, this is the first time in approx 3 yrs I have missed a period.
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A bulky retroverted uterus is a normal finding. Since you are not pregnant and your periods are overdue, mild hypertrophy of the endometrium is expected. This will normalize after you have your periods.
The delay in your periods is likely to be due to...
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My wife is suffering ffrom very acute pain during her periods especially on her second day, today she is very very unbearable and has gone to the famility doctor who has suggested a scan to be taken, i am quite worried although its a regular thing of pain for all ladies during their menstual period ,why was the scan suggested? wife is a Diabetic but with controlled sugar levels..she is 38 years old.please advise.
Thanks for the query.

some amount of pain during menstruation is common due to contraction of uterus in response to prostaglandins,
in some women severe pain can be seen in conditions like,
-narrow cervical canal,
-in case of retroverted uterus,
-in conditions like endometriosis,...
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