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Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in 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
13 years experience in 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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in 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
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: I would look for other causes.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in 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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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Observation: It should simply be observed unless it is causing significant bleeding.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Lipman
35 years experience in 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
8 years experience in 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricia Fearing
35 years experience in Gynecology
not necessarily: It would depend on where it is located, but not usually.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nothing: that is available over the counter. Treatment of uterine fibroids medically is possible but should only be undertaken with medical supervision. Thanks ... Read More

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