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Unread 02-18-2003, 02:25 PM
strange question...uterus size

Does anyone know what the "normal" size that Uterus is suppposed to be?

I went for my 2 week check up today and she gave me a copy of my pathology report. (has lots of interesting new words and things to learn on it). It gave the size of my uterus and I wondered what was "normal".

Thanks!
Laura
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Unread 02-18-2003, 02:40 PM
strange question...uterus size

My doctor told me a uterus is normally the size of a small pear. (mine was the size of a large cantaloupe, and boy, is it nice not to have to lug that around any more!) I've also heard normal uterus size described as the size of a woman's fist, but then we all have different sized hands, don't we?
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Unread 02-18-2003, 02:42 PM
uterus size

I heard about the fist size, too...but, I wondered about centimeters, etc.

I am not sure where to look for that type of info!

Thanks for your reply!
Laura
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Unread 02-18-2003, 02:54 PM
strange question...uterus size

I, too heard about the fist sizing, but wondered exactly what measurements we're talking about as mine was "2 1/2 to 3 times" larger than normal. I did a lot of checking on the web and couldn't find anything! I guess we have to think pear or fist (but of course those all vary anyway!)
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Unread 02-18-2003, 03:01 PM
strange question...uterus size

there was a thread in here somewhere, like 'how big was yours' i got it that a normal was about 80mg and mine was 841mg.
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Unread 02-18-2003, 04:39 PM
uterus size

I found a web site that gave this info...

"In a woman who has never had children, the average uterus is about 8 cm long by 5cm wide by 2.5 cm thick; in a woman who has had a child, those measurements are about 9 by 6 by 4 cm"

Hope this helps others who might want some info on this, too!

Laura
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Unread 02-18-2003, 04:49 PM
strange question...uterus size

Normal size of a uterus is 70 grams.
DivineJo
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Unread 02-19-2003, 09:22 AM
strange question...uterus size

My told me that the normal size of a uterus is about 50 grams. Mine was about 100 - not too bad. Hope this helps.
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Unread 02-19-2003, 10:28 AM
strange question...uterus size

dear levins,

I read somewhere that a normal uterus weighs around 90 grams. I had fibroids and mine was 754 grams (about the size of a 20 week pregnancy, which is how they generally measure it.) I/ve read posts from women whose were even bigger!

By the way, it bothers me that they speak of these diseased, enlarged uterii in terms of how many weeks pregnant.....seems bizarre...
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Unread 02-19-2003, 11:37 AM
strange question...uterus size

To cmcm
My uterus weighed 990 gms my Md said normal size is 70 gms. I was 14 x larger than normal. Im just glad its all behind me nowIm very grateful. I had hysterectomy they saved both ovaries had 8 fibroid tumors largest one 10cm !
DivineJO
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