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Knightdale, NC
A 19-year-old female asked:

Im 10weeks pregnant doc did an ultrasound cause they didn't hear the heart beat the baby is fine but they found a tumor in my uterus doc didn't say much?

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Dr. Shari Jackson
Radiology 22 years experience
Don't worry: More than likely, if there is a "tumor" in your uterus it is what is called a fibroid (leiomyoma). These are very, very common and not cancerous. If it is not very big, it is unlikely to affect your pregnancy, but your OB will probably just keep an eye on it throughout the pregnancy.

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