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why does the uterus lining swell twice the size it is supposed to be?

By Anonymous July 8, 2012 - 9:19am
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have had my period 3 times in one month,the first time for 12 days then stopped came back for 2 days then stopped then came back and still going went to have ultrasound done and they found fibroids plus the uterus lining was at 19 mm and the normal size is 9mm

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Hi Anon,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  The uterus is normally about the size of a small pear and weighs less than one-quarter of a pound. But with fibroids, the uterus will enlarge and can cause an awareness of fullness or pressure. If the fibroids grow toward your back, pressure on the rectum can cause constipation. You may also feel pressure or pain in the lower back or discomfort with activity or intercourse. If the fibroids grow towards the front of the uterus, they can press on the bladder and cause frequent urination.




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