Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you. A retroverted uterus or a tilted uterus, is a uterus that is tilted backwards instead of forwards.
This is in contrast to the slightly "anteverted" uterus that most women have, which is tipped forward toward the bladder.
In most cases, a retroverted uterus is genetic and is perfectly normal but there are other factors that can cause the uterus to be retroverted.
These are pelvic surgery, pelvic adhesions, endometriosis, fibroids, pelvic inflammatory disease, or the labor of childbirth. A retroverted uterus is usually diagnosed during a routine pelvic examination.
It usually does not pose any medical problems, though it can be associated with dyspareunia (pain during sexual intercourse) and dysmenorrhea (pain during menstruation).
Uterine position has no effect on fertility.A tilted uterus will usually right itself during the 10th to 12th week of pregnancy.
If a uterus does not right itself then the treatment options are exercises, a pessary, manual repositioning and surgery. There are no significant side effects of surgery. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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