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Big fibroid

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: A uterine fibroid grows from the muscle tissue of the uterus. They are abnormal tumors, of course, but they are not cancer. If they are imbedded in th ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Fibroids: NO!

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Fibroids often continue to grow until menopause. We used to think that only 1 in 1000's became cancerous, but we now think it is closer to one in 350 ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: That can occur.
A female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
Fibroid: It is big
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Won't matter: Flaxseed soy waffles don't sound particularly appealing but they won't affect your fibroids.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Shackelford
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
Fat around the belly: Is not caused by fibroids, if you are referring to "pinching an inch" or a roll of flesh hanging over your waistline. However, large fibroids in a thi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Swor
40 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Iron helps anemia or low blood caused by fibroids. It doesn't cause fibroids to grow any faster than they normally grow.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Most fibroids will not cause heat. They may rarely become inflammed depending on the type . They may also rarely undergo degeneration whic ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Ackerman
49 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several options: Oral contraceptives may help a progestin iud may help , other medications may help. The definitive help may be a hysterectomy.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There will be a lot of cramping associated with the medical abortion, but it is safe.
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