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enlarged uterus cancer

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Kamrava
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
No: An enlarged uterus is not a "sure" sign of uterine cancer. The uterus can be enlarged for other reasons including fibroids. It is important to be ev ... Read More
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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Enlarged uterus: Not at all. Your may have a uterine fibroid - a benign growth in the uterus. Of course, i assume you ruled our pregnancy. There are other causes of ut ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thick uterine lining: At age 33, a woman not on oral (low dose) contraceptives produces a lot more estrogen as a function of increased stimulation of the ovaries to produce ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Follow up: It is unusual for cancer for your age ,but you should have follow up and if growing you should have biopsy.
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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Hmm: If concerned about cancer I would ask your doctor for a second opinion. Fibroids are benign growths and more common in a young patient. Good luck.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A cornucopia: You have 5 major reasons for seeing a GYN MD now. This is the "horn of plenty" of symptoms that need immediate evaluation. Surgery may be in your imme ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Follow up with MD: You need to follow up with the GYN MD to determine the source of the uterine enlargement. With your family history of various cancers it is imperative ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Vasilev
37 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Usually hysterectomy: The standard of practice is hysterectomy, but if reproduction is desired sometimes it can be treated hormonally. This can be through injection, pills ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
28 years experience Pathology
Many causes: We do not know "exact" cause of uterine cancers. It has to do with genetic makeup, levels of hormones, and age. All these are just predisposing factor ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You sound very: fearful. I remember studying ovarian cancer in medical school. Although my health was perfect - I got all worried about whether I had ovarian cancer ( ... Read More
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A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eleanor Host
29 years experience Family Medicine
On a 1 to 4 scale: Doctors like to say how far advanced a cancer is on a scale of 1 to 4. The specifics of each cancer can vary somewhat, but a stage 1 cancer is small ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exercise!: Most uterine cancer is estrogen dependent, thus maintaining a healthy weight (bmi of < 25) will decrease risk. Avoiding diabetes and high blood press ... Read More
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