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6 cm fibroid tumor

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
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
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
Phlebology 36 years experience
Heavy periods are 1: Fibroids cause no symptoms at all in about half of those who have them. The most common fibroid symptom is heavier than normal menstrual flow. The fib... 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
Hematology and Oncology 34 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Lipman
Radiology 37 years experience
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
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
Pathology 34 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Nuclear Medicine 56 years experience
Non-healing of surge: How long after the surgery, did you start the sex? If the surgical wound hasn't healed completely, bleeding is expected.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Seek another cause: These tumors are very common and while they can cause heavy periods, they are unlikely to stop you from having your periods.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Bardawil
Gynecology 23 years experience
None.: Fibroids are not affected by anything you eat or avoid eating.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
YOUR OB NEEDS: To answer that, it depends where it is and how big it is, cannot answer your ? Without knowing that , many fibriods cause absolutely no problems , som... Read More
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