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adenomyosis vs fibroids

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Adenomyosis is the growing of menses in the uterine muscle and like fibroids pictured here, can cause painful prolonged bleeding and sometimes inferti ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Kramer
36 years experience Gynecology
Surgery if Symptoms: No medication permanently shrinks fibroid tumors, nor adenomyosis. If you have symptoms options exist to help improve them: birth control pills or ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Nuvaring does not create a state of menopause. It can affect and decrease your natural hormones. There can be some effect of fibroids, very little on ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pelvic ultrasound : Adenomyosis is also called internal endometriosis and occurs when the lining cells of your uterus get down in the muscle. They bleed every month with ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Brenton
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ablation vs. hyst: When looking at the difference between a hysterectomy or ablation, it is important to keep in mind which symptoms are needing treatment, and length of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you have a total hysterectomy (uterus and cervix removed) no they will not . If you have a supracervical hysterectomy(leave the stu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding: The removal of the polyp will improve your bleeding pattern. If you do indeed have a fibroid that is removal at the time of the procedure this will im ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need exam: Pain in the right groin and right lower quadrant that has just stated 3 years after a hysterectomy is unlikely to be related to the surgery. If an ova ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adenomyosis: Adenomyosis is when tissue just like the uterine lining grows into the wall of the uterus. Fibroids are smooth muscle tumors that grow in the wall of ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Obgyn follow up: Consider scheduling a follow up visit with your Obgyn. Now that your Visanne treatment is finished you and your doctor can discuss the next step. Trea ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nagaraj Gabbur
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adenomyosis: Your sonogram from what you have written is suggestive of adenomyosis. Women who have adenomyosis usually have pelvic pain chronically or severe pain ... Read More

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