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Uterus Didelphys

double uterus

Uterus Didelphys, more commonly knows as a double uterus, is a condition where a woman’s uterus forms differently, creating a double uterus, two separate cervices and sometimes two vaginas (though not always). It’s exact cause is unknown, but it is generally present from birth, though often only becomes noticeable after puberty. Diagnosis is carried out using a physical examination alongside ultrasound scans and 3-D ultrasounds more recently. There is no treatment as such for the condition, but it must be managed, especially during pregnancy. Women with this condition will frequently have a slightly higher risk of late miscarriage, premature delivery and bleeding during pregnancy. Often birth by Caesarean section is considered in these circumstances, to lessen the risk of complications.

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My daughter was diagnosed with uterine dydelphis at age 11. She is now 12 and is having g issues with her period. She has 2 uteri, 2 cervix, 2 ovaries, and a septum down her vagina. I have been a stressed wreck wondering what her future would hold. Dr told her that her chance of having children would be 20%. She does not quite know the full detail of her diagnosis and I'm not sure when and how to tell her. Do any of you ladies have any helpful insight. She is very mature for her age and she is very intellegant young lady.





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Hi, my name is Jennifer I'm 19 years old I found out I have a double uterus when I was 18. I was in extreme pain a whole month the doctors didn't know why. I didn't have my period at all that month not even spotting, I asked the doctors if I could be pregnant? They said no the tests came back as negative. They did ultra sounds even the 3D one and they printed out papers of my results and told me my pain I have to learn to control it on my own. I scared I never heard of it before until they showed me the papers explaining it.





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Hi I was diagnosed in February 2013 age 30 after suffering a miscarriage and having to have a d and c followed by a laparotomy due to a rupture caused by the d and c surgery. I have 2 of everything with a septum dividing everything from the top of my wombs to my vagina openings!! although i can only conceive and carry on the right. I have 2 beautiful boys age 6 and 3. My first son took 14 months to conceive and my second was a miracle baby as we only tried for 1 month! My pregnancies were normal with no complications, I carried full term but both were c sections due to being breech babies. I would love another child but since finding out about my condition and suffering the miscarriage I am a little scared, it's as if knowing is worse than not knowing to a certain extent. But all I will say to any woman with this condition who wants a child is to keep trying, miracles can happen. My boys are proof of this as my gynaecologist told me I am lucky to have children. All the very best to you all





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I Have Just recently Had Miscarriage At 11 Weeks Where I Learnt I Also Have A Double Uterus, Cervix And A Vaginal Septum.. The Septum Is Blockin The Left Uterus And Cervix, So Only The Right Side Is Conceivable. They Want To Do Surgery To Remove The Septum But I Am Worried If Will Cause More Pain and Complications With Sex.. Has Anyone Had This Procedure And Have Any Insight Into it





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How an annual examination should be carried out with this type of condition?





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I have a double uterus with two cervices and a vaginal septum, and have gone through a handful of gynos to find the one that best understands and can work with it. Because of the septum, it isn't possible to examine and swab both cervices during an annual pap smear (as one doctor tried to convince me it was). They need to check each cervix separately, making sure the speculum is placed correctly each time (so they don't accidentally check the right one twice and think one was the left, or whatever). My doctor examines one side and then puts a swab on that side of the septum to mark it, so she can make sure she's accurately checking the other cervix next. Anyway, hope that helps explain some things. As far as medical anomalies go, it's kind of cool, except for the paying for two annual pap smear tests at once thing...

Hi im kayla and im from united states and after having my daughter which is 2 and having miscarried 3 times last one was laat week they said my uterus looked as it was split and branched off at the bottom in two directions and said it would b really difficult for me to concieve if not b able to have kids period and was wondering how i had my daughter without having a difficult pregnancy. I was wondering what other women out there thought bout my condition Thanks





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Hi, my name 's Sandra. I have 2 uterus but only 1 cervix. However, my right uterus is giving me horrible problems as it does not have a hole for menstrual blood to flow. Is it a big risk if I cut the right uterus out? Will there be a chance of me getting pregnant with only the left uterus? Thanks.

HI I have recently been diagnosed with having 2 uteruses & 2 vaginas however the doctor states i have only 1 cervex, is this possible? he seemed certain with the results. As i am out of the UK for a few more months he said when i return i need an operation to correct this. If an operation is neccessary can you tell me about this procedure to give me an idea of what to expect please? Many thanks!!! javina





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im 42 I have 2 years ago found out I have 2 wombs I have 4 children had a few problems in pregnancy but nowt too bad 1 was 6 weeks prem 1 was 12 weeks prem , but all are healthy , I was wondering if it was possible to have a period from 1 and be pregnant at the same time and if the symtems of pregnancy would be the same





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I also have a double reproductive system, including a septum. I've had three happy healthy daughters. 29, 27 & 25 years old. The first and the third were both 3 weeks early and the 2nd was born full term all were c-sections. I also have an identical twin sister that has the same reproductive system. She also had three children. But with her pregnancys came complecations. After 3 misscaraiges she finely carried a little girl one week short of full term to have her stillborn. Second a boy was born 11 weeks premature & is a striving 18 year old graduation from high school this year and the third was carried full term and is now a jr in high school :).





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I would like to know for the annual ck up; how an on/gun know she or he is doing the right examination on each utero. Can U pls shares how is carried out in our situation? Thanks!

im 24 weeks pregnant, i also have 2 of everything, this time i have not had no periods like i did before with my first son i was just wondering if anyone has had a natural birth ?





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