Ok, here is my question and it is an odd one. I have had a tubal and a partial hysterectomy done (both 9 years ago). I was also told at one time I may have a double uterus. Now, my question is, if I DO have a double uterus, could I concieve (conceive) and carry to term? I ask, because I am having signs of being pregnant and while the brain in me is certain I cannot possibly be pregnant, lol, the heart of me wants the chance again. Sensitivity, swelling of the breast, nausea, and I swear it feels like I am having Braxton Hicks( spelling?) contracts. It is nerve wracking to say the least and at the moment I am too chicen to go get a pregnancy test, lol.
After a hysterectomy, they would KNOW if it was a double uterus, you would not have been told you "may have" a double uterus, someone would have said something definite. (Like, "Surprise! You did have a double uterus!") And certainly they would have told you if they did something as daffy as remove one half and leave the other. I mean, why were you having a hysterectomy if it was not to remove the uterus? They wouldn't have left any uterus in, if the point was to do a hysterectomy.
About the pregnancy possibility, the only way I can think of (and it's so far-fetched I don't think it has even ever happened) would be if you had an incompletely-sewn-shut spot where the uterus once was (i.e., so the sperm can get in from the end of the vagina). Then the sperm would have had to get in at a time when you were ovulating (I assume you still have one ovary or both). Then in this scenario, the sperm would have gotten in and swum up and now you have an ectopic pregnancy (because without a uterus, there is no other kind). There have been a few known cases of ectopic pregnancy in the abdomen, but the sperm always got in the normal way, up a regular cervix and up the tubes.
If you want to be sure, get a home pregnancy test and take it.
Now that I think of it, another possibility is if they didn't really do a hysterectomy and just told you they did. That's about as far-fetched a scenario as the other one, but I was just looking for any way a person after a hysterectomy could be pregs.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.