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Doctor insights on: Abnormal Bleeding Severe Pain Fibroid Tumors And Menopause At Young Age

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

Menopause is defined as the absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


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Can you have a fibroid without any severe pain or heavy bleeding at all?

Can you have a fibroid without any severe pain or heavy bleeding at all?

Yes: fibroids start out very tiny and vary in number. I see them all the time of ultrasound and laparoscopies for unrelated issues. Not everyone is symptomatic, especially at your age ...Read more

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I am 48 years of age, and have been diagnosed with having fibroid tumors. Is it customary for bleeding to occur on a daily basis are there many women that bleed on a daily basis? I just wonder if my condition is rare...Or do other women have the same issu

Yes : Yes this does occur. However, it is not a safe situation, and for this reason, the fibroids should be removed/treated asap. The concern here is anemia. Make sure you follow up with your doctor right away for treatment. All the best. ...Read more

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Uterine fibroids causing bloating, bleeding and severe pain. Should i go to the er?

See your gynecologis: It is better to see your gynecologist if possible, but if bleeding is severe and pain is bad than go to er. ...Read more

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Severe pain for a fibroid tumor and cysts on uterus.Apt monday with obgyn.The suffering is depressing.What warning signs to look for to go back to er?

Make sure: You are evacuating your bowels and bladder. Pressure on them from fibroid can cause a second set of problems and pain from retention of urine or stool, which may require an er visit. If you are bleeding excessively and feel faint, would go to the er. ...Read more

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Is natazia (estradiol valerate and dienogest) or Depo-Provera shot better for fibroid tumors and severe pain? How are they different and which one is worse with weight gain?

Is natazia (estradiol valerate and dienogest) or Depo-Provera shot better for fibroid tumors and severe pain? How are they different and which one is worse with weight gain?

If you have fibroid: Tumors causing severe pain, without knowing any details like how many , how large and where they are located you need depo-lupron or surgery or both please ask your gyn about these options. ...Read more

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Severe pain in lower abdomen like labor pains 55 yrs old fibroid tumors no bleeding ?

Severe pain in lower abdomen like labor pains 55 yrs old fibroid tumors no bleeding ?

Consider: Why keep your uterus. Fibroids should shrink and if they havent maybe you should show them the door. A total abdominal hysterectomy would be my vote, sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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What causes bleeding from the cervix after menopause? US shows endometrial thickening of 8mm and no change in fibroids. Bleeding is from cervix.

What causes bleeding from the cervix after menopause? US shows endometrial thickening of 8mm and no change in fibroids. Bleeding is from cervix.

Bleeding: Polyps both endocervical and prolapsed endometrial polyps, cervicitis (inflammation from infection), cervical cancer are some of the causes. In your case I wouldn't expect to see an 8mm endometrium at age 60, so I'm concerned about possible hyperplasia. Trauma from sex can cause cervical and vaginal bleeding as well from atrophy. ...Read more

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Post menopause break through bleeding. Ultra sound .61 cm endometrial stripe. Heterogeneous uterus with 2 small fibroids. Is D and C necessary?

Post menopause break through bleeding. Ultra sound .61 cm endometrial stripe. Heterogeneous uterus with 2 small fibroids. Is D and C necessary?

Not always.: Anytime their is postmenopausal bleeding then an US evaluation of the uterine lining should be performed. If the endometrial stripe is more than 3-5 mm then an endometrial sample should be taken. This can usually be done in the office and does not require a D and C. Sometimes your doctor may want to insert a thin flexible camera into the uterus to further evaluate the lining. ...Read more

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I am 53 years old woman, still menopause is not reached.Heavy bleeding during regular periods of 25 or 27 days.Lots of fibroids in uterous?

I am 53 years old woman, still menopause is not reached.Heavy bleeding during regular periods of 25 or 27 days.Lots of fibroids in uterous?

Fibroids/bleeding: You need to see a gyn physician as soon as possible. Yes you are in the perimenopause phase which is characterised by menstrual changes from heavy regular to heavy irregular menstrual bleeding. Soon it will change to scanty missed periods in between months. However, in the presence of fibroids the pattern could be affected in an unpredictable way. You also need endomtrial biopsy to rule out cancer. ...Read more

Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. 1 of every 3 women of child-bearing age have these tumors and up to 80% of african-american women have fibroids. They are often asymptomatic but they can also cause significant symptoms. It is the most common cause of heavy menstrual bleeding. Pelvic pain and increased urinary frequency ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Fibroid (Definition)

A leiomyomata(fibroid) is a smooth muscle growth in the uterus that is rubbery, binds the female hormone estrogen and can grow to "epic" proportions causing distortion of the uterus. They cause bleeding, and burning pain( aka "fireball tumor") as ...Read more