What Is an Enlarged Uterus?

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An enlarged uterus maybe as a result of varying factors such as pregnancy and adenomyosis whereby the uterus thickens. Uterine fibroids are also a major cause of enlarged uterus which is promoted by obesity and overweight especially in women.
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Typically, a woman's uterus is about the size of her fist or an orange. An enlarged uterus means just that-it's larger than normal. Most women will not know their uterus is enlarged
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Conditions that often cause an enlarged uterus are fibroids,
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Did her doctor act concerned about it? Did they perform a ultrasound? It could be a problem but it could just be her body. In doing some research, I saw that it can be a sign of a
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You may have a fibroid. (treatable) You may endometriosis. Nasty, and may hurt and cause bleeding at other times. It may be able to be controlled. Are you sure it is your uterus?
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What Is an Enlarged Uterus?
Not many of us spend much time thinking about the size of our uterus. However, a uterus that is abnormally large, or an enlarged uterus, is more than just a misshapen organ.... More »
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The medical term for an enlarged uterus is Adenomyosis. It refers to a condition where the uterus may be two or even three the size of a normal uterus. Many women who have this condition have no symptoms. Other women will have symptoms such as heavy menstrual bleeding, spotting between periods or pain during intercourse.
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