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6 cm fibroid tumor

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
26 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Transvaginal sonogram can not see 22 cm fibroid, too large to see from vagina large fibroid should be removed surgically pain or no pain it can ... Read More
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Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes possible: Some times will have multiple fibroids as seen in different way as done in your case, if a symptomatic could be left alone by regular observation , an ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Fibroid: Fibroid or myoma is the most common benign tumor of the smooth muscle of the womb. It usually is without symptom- however if it grows bigger- it may b ... Read More
Dr. Brian Enggano
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can cause problems: Fibroids are non-cancerous growths of the muscular layer if the uterus. They are hormonally driven and can grow in size and cause problems for many w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
Fibroid tumor: Fibroid tumors are quite common. They are benign smooth muscle tumors arising in the uterine wall of reproductive-age women and can result in irregul ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Signs and symptoms: Clinical manifestation can include- heavy menses, dysmenorrhea, pressure/discomfort on pelvic are- which depends on the bulk of the fibroids, difficu ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
May be good: A fibroid that outgrows it's own blood supply may "infarct" and start to "degenerate". This stops growth and may cause a decrease in size. Now the b ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: If the surgery was laprascopically performed the recover will be less than if it was performed via laparotomy (much larger incision). Smaller incision ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Lipman
36 years experience Radiology
Depends: Having fibroid without symptoms nothing should be done. If causing significant symptoms there are medicines that can help temporize, but often the wom ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Williamson
13 years experience Pathology
Depends: Fibroid usually refers to a leiomyoma (benign tumor of smooth muscle) of the uterus. Fibroids are not necessarily associated with weight loss or weigh ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Dumb luck: Maybe a quarter of women of reproductive age have fibroids in the uterus that cause more or less trouble. There are a variety of ways to handle these ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Surgery: Fibroid is a broad term: fibroid of the uterus are removed by myomectomy or surgery. A fibroid tumor of the soft tissues (fibromatosis) is also remove ... Read More

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