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A 36-year-old female asked:

Ok so my doctor said i have a fibroid at the top of my uterus and the only way to get rid of it is by taking out my uterus i need a second opinion?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
2nd opinion : If the fibroid is large and in an awkward spot and you do not desire more children than a hysterectomy is perhaps a good choice. If it is small or in an easily accessible spot a myomectomy might be a better choice. Accessa is a minimally invasive option available to some. Without seeing your ultrasound it's impossible to say. Schedule a visit for a second opinion.

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Last updated Feb 2, 2014

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