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    With an anteverted anteflexed uterus? I'm so confused right now about all this. Waiting on a gyno appt, which could take months to get in. Can someone tell me what it means

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    It just means your uterus is tilted forward towards your bladder instead of back towards your spine.


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    A uterus is tilted towards your bladder already isn't it?



    At least by this pic that's what it looks like
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    Yes, but yours is resting on your bladder.

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    Not me, I don't have one (hysterectomy)

    So what does anteverted mean?

    The MRI says anteverted anteflexed uterus.
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    Doesn't mean much of anything really... most women with this abnormality go on to have completely normal pregnancies.
    Might make childbirth a little complicated, but a lot of things can complicate that in women with all sorts of uterine shapes.
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    Found this....gives a good explanation about both Anteverted and Anteflexed

    Uterus positioning is characterized by the tilt of the uterus as well as the location of the fundus (top of the uterus). There is little to no problem with having any uterus position. If you are having gynecologic symptoms or further concerns I strongly recommend you discuss this with your OB/GYN. The tilting of the uterus can be either anteverted (tilted forward towards the bladder) or retroverted (tilted backwards toward the spine). A vertical uterus has no tilt and goes straight up. Approximately 75% of women have an anteverted uterus, around 25% have a retroverted uterus. There are no medical problems associated with position. Why this occurs is simply a function of development. There can be medical problems which change the position of the uterus (such as surgery, uterine fibroids, endometeriosis etc), but this is rare. The position of the fundus (top of the uterus) also is characterized: anteflexed means the top of the uterus is forward, retroflexed means the top of the uterus is backwards. In other words, anteflexed means the uterus looks like a C going forward. There is no effect on fertility based on any position.
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