What is a bulky anteverted uterus?


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A bulky anteverted uterus is enlarged and has an angled position, according to radiologist Michael Gabor. The condition is common in pregnancy. Fibroids also can cause a bulky uterus, notes family medicine practitioner Michael B. Dansie; the condition is typically treated with surgery.

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What is a bulky anteverted uterus?
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Fibroids in the uterus are benign tumors that are usually found during the middle and later years of a woman's reproductive cycle, according to Wikipedia. Most fibroids do not cause symptoms, but some can cause pain during sexual intercourse and menstruation, and they can cause frequent urination. Some may interfere with pregnancy.

Women with symptomatic fibroids typically undergo hysterectomies, or surgical removal of the uterus, notes Wikipedia. Hysterectomies also may involve removal of other female reproductive organs, including the fallopian tubes, ovaries and cervix. The procedure is usually performed by a gynecologist and is the most common gynecological surgery as of 2014.

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