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A 30-year-old female asked:

Hi, 1st us at 13wk and found multiple fundal subserosal fibroids. largest, 47x35x51mm. can this affect my pregnancy and how big can it get at ft? thnx

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Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Gynecology 27 years experience
Yes and no: may or may not affect pregnancy as uterus grows fibroids can increase in size only to go back after pregnancy ends u may get cramps rarely pregnancy may miscarry depending on site location can cause obstructed labor though rarely Most of time no problems
Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Fibroids in pregnanc: Fibroids due to tend to enlarge during pregnancy, as fibroids tend to grow in response to higher estrogen levels, this varies from one pregnancy to another. Fibroids can cause complications in pregnancy and your doctor may want to follow the pregnancy more closely with more frequent USs. The doctor who is following your pregnancy is the best person to provide you with more information.
Last updated Jan 27, 2017

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