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A 69-year-old female asked:

Can vagifem pessary 10mg (vaginal tablet) increase size of fibroids even after menopause? i am 69 and having a scan as they suspect fibroid increased!

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Vagifem pessary: Any source of estrogen can increase the size of fibroids, but if you did not have problems with fibroids prior to menopause, it is not likely that a "10 mg. Vagifem" will stimulate fibroid growth to the point where one has symptoms or discomfort. The scan will determine the true cause of this.
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