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can fibroids dissolve

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Lipman
36 years experience Radiology
In menopause: Fibroids are often asymptomatic. If they do not cause any symptoms, no treatment is necessary. They typically go away on their own when a woman goes i ... Read More
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes: Anyone can get a uterine fibroid, which is an overgrowth of muscle cells in the shape of a ball. Like moles on the skin, they come in different sizes/ ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not exactly: Fibroids are smooth muscle tumors usually of the uterus. While there are no medicines that "dissolve" the fibroids, gnrh agonists such as Lupron (leu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Fibroids may decrease in size after menopause. Diet or medications does not affect fibroids.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Unfortunately, NO..: There are options for treating your fibroids though. The key question is whether you want to have any/more children. If so, myomectomy is the proced ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
14 years experience Gynecology
Surgery: The only way to get rid of fibroids is by surgery. One could take medication, such as birth control pills, to reduce side effects from fibroids if the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Lipman
36 years experience Radiology
Dying fibroid: When a fibroid outgrows its blood supply, areas of it can die off. This event can be very painful to a patient, even causing her to go to the Emergenc ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Lipman
36 years experience Radiology
Not enough info: Fibroids are very common benign tumors. They are found in a woman's uterus and can be discovered during a routine pelvic exam or pelvic ultrasound. If ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
38 years experience Family Medicine
Not necessarily.: Many, many women have fibroids as they get older. Most don't even know they have them. If you are having symptoms due to them, like heavy periods, e ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shirlene Moten
32 years experience Family Medicine
Huge: Those measurements would be large even if were just the uterus. If that it the size of the fibroid itself then that fibroid is huge and can cause man ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine growths: Fibroids are benign growths of smooth muscle of the uterus. They are not precancerous, however, they can cause symptoms. Some symptoms of fibroids inc ... Read More
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