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Can i be pregnant if I have uterine fibroids?

Can i be pregnant if I have uterine fibroids?

Absolutely: There are some issues with fertility in women with uterine fibroids. They usually involve the mass effect of the fibroid and less available uterine lining for implantation. Since up to 70% of women have uterine fibroids, most women with uterine fibroids are able to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can I give birth if I have uterine fibroids?

Can I give birth if I have uterine fibroids?

Yes: Many patients with uterine fibroids can deliver vaginally, depending on the size and position. If the fibroids are large and placed low in the uterus, your doctor may recommend a cesarean, but may give you a trial of labor. If you have had a previous myomectomy (a surgery to remove fibroids), your doctor will usually recommend a c/s as the risk of uterine rupture is too high with labor. ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant after doing uterine fibroid embolization?

Can i get pregnant after doing uterine fibroid embolization?

Pregnancy UAE: Yes, you can get pregnant. Current recommendations are you should not have uae if you want to become pregnant. Several trials have show a slight increase in miscarriages and low birth weight infants. ...Read more

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Can I get pregnant after having a uterine ablation?

Yes: Its low probability but high risk if it occurs b/c the pregnancy may grow into the uterine muscle. Take a upt if concerned but it does decrease the incidence. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while having ovarian cysts?

Can you get pregnant while having ovarian cysts?

Yes: Yes, you can get pregant with ovarian cysts as long as you are ovulating (releasing an egg). It is possible that hormonally active cysts (ones that produce hormones) may cause you to not ovulate. This will potentially affect fertility. In this situation, you will not have normal menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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Having retroverted uterus how can get pregnant?

Having retroverted uterus how can get pregnant?

No differences!: A retroverted uterus is one that's tilted towards your back, rather than your abdomen; it occurs in 20% of women and does not have symptoms, RARELY associated with discomfort. It can't be prevented and there's no need to treat b/c it won't affect your fertility/ability to continue a pregnancy/have a vaginal delivery. It can only be a problem if caused by past surgeries/endometriosis, otherwise OK. ...Read more

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Could I have pregnancy while i get disordered proliferative endometrium?

Could I have pregnancy while i get disordered proliferative endometrium?

Yes: You may need to evaluate why there is disordered proliferative endometrium, however. There may be hormonal reasons at play which could make achieving pregnancy more difficult. ...Read more

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I was told that I have uterine fibroids and endometriosis. Does this happen frequently?

I was told that I have uterine fibroids and endometriosis. Does this happen frequently?

Not that rare: Although most of the time these two conditions occur in isolation, most gynecologists have encountered patients with both fibroids and endometriosis. Some patients have lousy luck! ...Read more

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Can i get pregnant having enlaged womb?

Yes.: Having an enlarged uterus does not prevent pregnancy. There are many reasons why a woman might have an enlarged uterus. Some of these can cause trouble keeping a pregnancy but would not usually prevent you from getting pregnant. You may want to consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can i still get pregnant & not have uterus only ovaries?

Can i still get pregnant & not have uterus only ovaries?

No: U would need to use a serrogate to carry the baby can harvest your eggs and fertilize with sperm and implant into a serrogate. ...Read more

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If i pregnant, can I have uterus and falubian tube pain?

If i pregnant, can I have uterus and falubian tube pain?

Yes: If pain persist i would recommend to see ob/gyne physiscian. ...Read more

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I have uterine fibroid 122mm×81mm and 37mm×62mm. Please can I conceive with it and have safe delivery?

Yes, depending: Fibroids affect on pregnancies are all about location, location, location. If the fibroid on ultrasoud does not look as if it encroaches on the lining of the uterus, where the baby forms, then the fibroid mostly likely can't/won't interfere with conception or maintaining a pregnancy. Intramural fibroids don't usually impact fertility. Serosal fibroids definitely don't. Find out where you fibroi. ...Read more

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If i pregnant, can I have uterus and falubian tube clamps?

WHY DO DO YOU WANT : Why do you want that when you are pregnant, you can do it after you deliver the baby.Fallopian tubes can be ties/ligated but not the uterus. ...Read more

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Having retroverted uterus, a pco, and iregular period can get pregnant?

Having retroverted uterus, a pco, and iregular period can get pregnant?

Probably!: A retroverted uterus is not a problem at all, that's just an old-wive's myth. Pco and irregular cycles are problems that can be managed with a doctor's help. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can i still get pregnant when I have myomatous uterus. And submucosal leiomyoma versus an endometrial polyp measuring approximately 1.1x1.5x1.1cm, an?

Can i still get pregnant  when I have myomatous uterus. And submucosal leiomyoma versus an endometrial polyp measuring approximately 1.1x1.5x1.1cm, an?

Fibroids : Many women get pregnant with fibroids. Only rarely do they cause significant fertility problems. Ask your doctor if you are a candidate for a sonohysterogram. This would allow visualization of the mouse to determine if it could easily be removed. Your age of 39 is a bigger risk factor for your fertility than a 1 cm fibroid. ...Read more

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I had an DnC and uterine ablation can I still get pregnant?

I had an DnC and uterine ablation can I still get pregnant?

Could but shouldn't: A D&C doesn't impact future fertility. An endometrial ablation is a different story. It is more difficult to get pregnant after an endometrial ablation but not impossible. However, it isn't a good idea because pregnancies after uterine ablations are complicated. Many docs won't do an ablation without tying tubes. Endometrial ablation is sometimes confused with uterine artery embolization. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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. Chad Levitt
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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