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What are doctors' recommendations to cure a fibroid tumor?

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Dr. John Lipman
Radiology 36 years experience
Depends: Having fibroid without symptoms nothing should be done. If causing significant symptoms there are medicines that can help temporize, but often the woman will be left with of 1of 2 choices: surgery or uterine fibroid embolization (ufe). Ufe is safer, less invasive, shorter recovery than surgery and effective > 90% of cases. Also she can keep her uterus which is important even if family complete.

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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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