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A 42-year-old female asked:

I have uterus with posterior wall fibroid. can fibroids be treated with medicines alones? what is the medication? i am trying to avoid hysterectomy.

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No medical treatment: Hysterectomy is one option for treatment of abnormal bleeding due to fibroids. The other options include surgical removal of fibroids, embolizationof fibroids by an interventional radiologist,ultrasound ablation of the fibroids by an interventional radiologist,and endometrial ablation.The size, number, and location as well as other health factors determine the best treatment for you.RU486 may help

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