The uterus normally points forward towards the bladder. Sometimes, however, it points backward towards the rectum. This often goes unnoticed but can sometimes cause lower back pain or menstrual pain.
Causes and treatment
- Often unclear
- Loosening of tissue (connective tissue surrounding the uterus)
- Inflamed adhesions in the pelvic area
Further treatment by your doctor / in hospital
- Ultrasound (sonography)
- Operation (rarely, uterus is tied to pelvic wall)