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Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If i understand you correctly, you're asking if it's okay to have an intrauterine contraceptive device and a fibroid at the same time, and the answer ... 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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Fibroid Size.: That is a 2.28 inch fibroid. I don't know if there is an official size cut off to determine 'large'. However, it certainly isn't as big as some fibro ... Read More
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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: I would look for other causes.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Fibroid=pelvic pain: Fibroid tumors (uterus muscle tumors) are a common cause of pelvic pain. Location of fibroids also contribute to the many symptoms they cause. If a f ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Observation: It should simply be observed unless it is causing significant bleeding.
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 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Benign breast tumor: A benign fibroadenoma is the most common breast tumor and is more common in women <30 years of age. It is a solitary, solid, mobile mass with well-def ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
36 years experience Gynecology
not necessarily: It would depend on where it is located, but not usually.
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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