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hysteroscopic resection of fibroid and polyp after menopause

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Dr. Mary Engrav
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Leiomyomas : Leiomyomas of the uterus (fibroids) sometimes shrink after menopause, but some women have them actually enlarge. It sounds like yours are very large ... Read More
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Dr. Kenan Omurtag
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If the problems are: Not affected your daily routine then it would be reasonable to defer. They do shrink after menopause and can shrink by >50% but speak to your gynecolo ... Read More

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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
They slow down...: Fibroids - benign growths of the uterus - tend to grow unil a woman reaches menopause. At menopause, fibroids tend to stop growing. And depending on t ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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GYN now: Please do not ignore these symptoms- call GYN now and get a transvaginal ultrasound.
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Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Bleeding post: menopause is never a normal occurrence. You will need transvaginal ultrasound to evaluate your endometrial thickness / stripe and consider endometria ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Lipman
36 years experience Radiology
Variable: Reduction in size for fibroids is desirable although that is not the basis for treatment. Symptoms are why someone with fibroids is treated. The most ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vagifem pessary: Any source of estrogen can increase the size of fibroids, but if you did not have problems with fibroids prior to menopause, it is not likely that a " ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Part of the procedure , also to asses status of endometrium and to rule out malignancy, .
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A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Follow your doctor's: Advice. Hyperplasia of the endometrium may cause abnormal bleeding and having a D&C may help with that as well as allow examination of the abnormal en ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Very different: A fibroid is a benign tumor made of smooth muscle cells. A polyp is a growth of the lining in this case of the uterus.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Dorn
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Definitely: Definitely. It would the the gyn equivalent of telling the difference between a wart and a skin tag.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
30 years experience Urology
Endometrial polyp: There are several factors. First the size, location of the polyp will determine the treatment. Also as for the fibroids your gynecologist can discus ... Read More

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