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Unread 06-06-2007, 06:31 PM
Enlarged Uterus

I apologize if this is not the correct thread. I am new to this site. I'm 34, have several medium fibriods, and an enlarged uterus. I just found out this week that I'll be having an abdominal hysterectomy in the next 6 weeks. I still need to meet with my Dr. again and ask more questions.

My Dr. did say that said that my uterus measured 15-1/2 inches. What is the normal size for someone who's had multiple pregnancies?
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Unread 06-06-2007, 06:42 PM
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I'm not sure, I wish I could help you answer that particular ?

It's amazing how many questions we forget to ask our docs... I was given some good advice on this site about writing down questions in a journal or notebook between doc visits... it really helps.

I think you will find a lot of help on this site... it has helped me in ways I never imagined.
Unread 06-06-2007, 06:54 PM
Enlarged Uterus

Hi Huskerjen!

I was told by my family doctor that a normal uterus is 8 cm.......... Mine was beyond that............I have the pictures to prove it.......nasty....can't believe I had that in me.

Still ask your doctor........you know how one doctor says one thing and another says yet another thing.......

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Unread 06-07-2007, 12:55 PM
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I don't know how big it is supposed to be in length or width but in weight it is supposed to be about 60 grams and mine was 615 grams. I wish I had though to ask about dimensions.
Unread 06-07-2007, 01:16 PM
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mine was just considered slightly enlarged at an 8 week pregnancy size by my first dr. its kind of easier when they explain it that way. my second opinon dr never mentioned that it was enlarged at all
Unread 06-07-2007, 06:08 PM
Enlarged Uterus


If yours was only slightly enlarged then mine must have been really enlarged - after a few of my visits my NP and Doctor told me mine was measuring at about the 4 to 5 month pregnancy mark.
Unread 06-07-2007, 06:56 PM
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Originally Posted by lulu69

If yours was only slightly enlarged then mine must have been really enlarged - after a few of my visits my NP and Doctor told me mine was measuring at about the 4 to 5 month pregnancy mark.
yes thats large. i didnt have big fibroids. i think the dr that did my hysteroscopy said they were submucous. although the surgeon that did my surgery said i didnt have any

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