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A 16-year-old female asked:

Are there ways to prevent tumors and fibroids in the uterus? my mother has them, and we are worried that i will get them too.

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Dr. David Sherer
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Anesthesiology 38 years experience
No: You cannot "stop" them, but be examined for them and they can be medically or surgically treated.
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