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Can Fibroid Tumors Cause Symptoms Farther Away From The Uterus
GYN's Can large fibroids (3) ON top OF uterus cause Sunkening IN of Ankle?Could it be they are pressing on the ORGANS ?I'm Anemic due heavy bleeding
Possible: By "sinking in" of ankles , I assume you mean pitting edema. Large fibroids can put pressure on the large iliac veins that bring blood from the legs and feet. That can cause a backup of fluid in the tissue of the legs and ankles which leaves a temporary fingerprint when you push in on the ankle. There are other causes such as cardiac failure that you should have checked out by your physician. ...Read more
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
If they are large: Fibroids can cause bleeding from the uterus in some cases. Other times they can cause pain and pressure. This happens when they get large enough to press on another structure (like the bowel or the bladder). They would have to be really large to put pressure on anything outside the pelvis. So if the problem is in the pelvis, maybe. If it is in your chest or upper abdomen (belly), that is unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
YOUR OB NEEDS: To answer that, it depends where it is and how big it is, cannot answer your ? Without knowing that , many fibriods cause absolutely no problems , some can keep you from getting pg, or make you have a 1st trimester spontaeous abortion or make u deliver early or cause a lot of pain during pg and can sometimes block the birth canal so u need a csection and can make a csection harder to do sometimes. ...Read more
8 yrs post donation, have pain in morn on the side i still have. Why? Developed fibroid tumors in uterus, is that normal? It came post donation.
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
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.
No: You cannot "stop" them, but be examined for them and they can be medically or surgically treated. ...Read more
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