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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Troy Williams
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Large fibroid: I have had patients with 7cm and 8cm fibroids in pregnancy. Two things of importance are 1). If you are not pregnant within a year of trying you shou ... Read More

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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very Very small: The FDA estimates the chance of a fibroid being cancer (at the time of a myomectomy or hysterectomy for a benign fibroid) to be about 1 in 350. That ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Lawson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Leiomyosarcoma: The rate of leiomyosarcomas (cancerous fibroid) is around 1 in 20,000. The media has made it sound much much more common. The size of fibroid is les ... Read More
Dr. Gerard Arria-devoe
53 years experience Anesthesiology
Consult your OBGYMD: Surgical removal of that large fibroid can give you peace of mind, although fibroids are benign uterine lesions there is always a possibility of cance ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
Likely yes: The ultrasound exam should indicate any changes in the leiomyoma (fibroid tumor) that would be cause for concern. Otherwise, waiting four months, as ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
EMBOLIZATION: Get a second opinion from an OB/Gyn and a consult from an Interventional Radiology doctor, bring your films and ask opinion if you are a candidate for ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Yelian
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very low!: At age 51, with one tubal ligation, and status post novasure procedure, the chance of you get pregnant is very low, close to 0.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lupron (leuprolide): Lupron (leuprolide) induces an artificial menopause, complete with hot flashes and mood swings and will shrink your fibroids. However, after you stop ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Size/symptoms: Fibroids that are greater than a 12 week size uterus(3 month pregnancy size equivalent) will put pressure on the bladder and surrounding organs. Addit ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
27 years experience Gynecology
Probably not.: A fibroid is not likely to prevent pregnancy. However, it may increase your risk of pregnancy loss depending on the exact location and size. This is ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Discharge is normal: having a discharge is normal. Two true and unrelated.
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroid management: If the fibroid is producing heavy bleeding or pain that interferes with your activities of daily living then removing the fibroid may be a considerati ... Read More

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