Congenital Uterine Anomalies

Congenital uterine anomalies are congenital malformations. They include uterus didelphys, arcuate uterus , bicornuate uterus, unicornuate uterus, septate uterus, and completely absent uterus. These malformations might also include the fallopian tubes, cervix, and upper portion of the vagina. Uterine Anomalies may present no symptoms at all. They might also present as late menarche, infertility, abnormal periods, miscarriages, fetal malpresentation and preterm births.

A combination of imaging techniques is usually used to diagnose uterine anomalies.
  • Symptoms
  • Late first period

    common

    Light period

    common

    Infection in any part of urinary system

    or Strange fluid coming out of vagina other than blood

    • Bad smell

    • Recurrent

    • White, Gray, Green, Yellow

    common

    Recurrent abortions

    Abdominal pain

    • Crampy

    • Lower, In the bottom right region, In the bottom left region

    • Regularly repeated

    Inability to conceive a child

    Excessive or prolonged bleeding during period

    Unusual baby position as the birth approaches

    History of low birth weight

    or Premature delivery

    Pain during sexual intercourse

  • Risk factors
  • In utero DES exposure

  • Treatment
  • Congenital uterine anomalies may need no treatment at all. Your doctor might recommend surgery if an anomaly is causing infertility or miscarriages.
  • Recommended specialist
  • If you have Congenital Uterine Anomalies, then a visit to an obstetrician-gynecologist is recommended.

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    Obstetrician-gynecologist

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