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I have uterus fibroid of size 8-9 ? should i undergo hysterectomy ? i am 41(considering i don't want to be pregnant again) or there are any other better alternative to surgery ? i do face the symptoms of heavy bleeding,lowerback pain ? is its safe ?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
Risks and benefits: always go with any choice. Medications, fibroid removal, radiology treatment to block fibroid blood supple, endometrial ablation, are all options. Discuss with your doctor to chart the best plan of care, hysterectomy is certainly an option as well.
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