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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akram Sadaka
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Consult Gyn: Your best option is to consult with the provider who found your fibroid. It all depends on layered location and gyn history. Wish you well. Also, you ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
See Gyn Doc.: Best to see your gyn doctor for specific advice/recommendations. Best wishes.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Yes it depends on the size and the location for example the back of the uterus might cause more of a problem the a smaller or even moderate sized one ... Read More
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Dr. John Lipman
36 years experience Radiology
They can: Fibroids can cause the symptoms you describe but so do other things. You should get this checked out if this persists. Fibroids are hard/firm tumors o ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
14 years experience Gynecology
Personal Decision: Whether or not to have a hysterectomy is a personal decision that only you can really make. It sounds like the fibroids are affecting your quality of ... Read More
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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 female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Relief is at "hand": Congratulations on your surgical choice for Wednesday which will resolve the abdominal pain from the cyst and fibroid. Your surgeon should by now alre ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: There are four types of fibroid uterine locations 1) within the wall. 2) under the lining of the uterus(endometrium) 3) Just under the outside uterin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Jarvis
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
12 weeks means...: That on your pelvic exam your uterus is enlarged because of the fibroids to the size a uterus would be if you were 12 weeks pregnant. If you're thin, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Likely unrelated: A fibroid is simply an overgrowth of uterine muscle at a focal area that often resembles a knot/ball. It's potential size varies from tiny to very lar ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Unless the fibroid is sub mucosal it is unlikely it would affect your pregnancy. Even it was, it wouldn't affect your ability to get pregnant.

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