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4 cm fibroid

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroids: A little bigger than a golf ball...So maybe the size of a plum or small peach.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reasons for O.R.: There are three main reasons for operating on uterine fibroids, 1.) heavy vaginal bleeding 2.) uterine size greater than 12 weeks gestational size an ... Read More
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
No: It needs to be watched.Only if it is growing fast or prevents pregnancy or causes excessive bleeding or pain it may need to be removed.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Fibroid: If your fibroid is examined and diagnosed then please talk to your dr. He must be treating your anemia. If it is sub mucous fibroid it will cause heav ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nagaraj Gabbur
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly nothing: Fibroids are non-cancerous growths on the uterus. For most women they are not symptomatic. In some women they can cause some symptoms like heavy per ... Read More
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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Silver dollar size.: Sounds like it might be 4 cm. That is about 1 3/4 inches.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
27 years experience Gynecology
No worries.: A small uterine fibroid is usually asymptomatic and is not dangerous. A fibroid will usually shrink after menopause from decreasing estrogen levels. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Lipman
36 years experience Radiology
Notnecessarily at all: Size of fibroids not important per se. Location more important. Fibroids along uterine lining (submucosal) often cause heavy bleeding (particularly th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leo Eschbach jr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroids: The treatment for fibroids is complex based on your symptoms where they are located and you age and desire for fertility. They range from observation ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Fibroid Size.: That is a 2.28 inch fibroid. I don't know if there is an official size cut off to determine 'large'. However, it certainly isn't as big as some fibro ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: It's possible for that kind of growth.

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