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what does cigarette smoking does to cause uterine fibroids

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
It depends on: Who is standing or sitting on your uterus. It would be uncommon for fibroids to cause pain with changes in position unless they are quite large.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Faustino
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: These types of pains can be caused by fibroids and can be severe if they persist seek medical attention as these symptoms can be signs of other medica ... Read More
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Dr. Clarence Watridge
46 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Masses in the pelvis like fibroids may cause back pain but don't always.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
35 years experience Pediatrics
IUGR: There are many potential causes of iugr, and uterine fibroids, if restrictive of the placenta or fetus could certainly be a possible cause.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Multifactorial: Fibroids are non-cancerous muscle tumors of the uterus. They develop because of a mutation in a uterine muscle cell that causes that cell to lose con ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: But watch for increase in size in which case you need an experet gynecologist to advise you about required treatment.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiao-Yu Lee
Specializes in Gynecology
Fibroids: I presume you mean urine pregnancy test. The answer is absolutely no. Fibroids do not produce pregnancy hormone.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: If they are big enough and pressing on your bladder, then they could contribute to stress incontinence and leaking.
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Namaky
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely. : It's unlikely, but possible if the fibroids are causing vaginal bleeding that is contaminating the urine sample because it was not caught in a clean f ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamran Janjua
22 years experience Radiology
Yes: Uterine fibroids are a well-known cause of dysfunctional, or abnormal, uterine bleeding.
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