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A 38-year-old female asked:

My fibroids are 3cm all 3 of them i also have cysts on my ovaries. he described my uterus as 12 weeks what does that mean? and tummy look swollen?

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Dr. Nicole Jarvis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
12 weeks means...: That on your pelvic exam your uterus is enlarged because of the fibroids to the size a uterus would be if you were 12 weeks pregnant. If you're thin, an enlarged uterus can make your lower abdomen appear swollen/pregnant. Talk to your doctor about treatment options.

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