A 41-year-old member asked:
how long does it take fibroid to shrink after menopause?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Radiology 36 years experience
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 common symptoms with fibroids are heavy bleeding, pelvic pain, and increased urinary frequency. If you're post-menopausal, bleeding no longer an issue. Other 2 should start to go away over time; if not you could consider uterine fibroid embolization.
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West Palm Beach, FL
A 55-year-old female asked:
Does a fibroid tumorstill grow after menopause?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 48 years experience
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 their size, they may disappear altogether. Talk with your doctor for specific answers about your body, though! lgromkomd.
4708 viewsAnswered Mar 22, 2020
Last updated Mar 28, 2018
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