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a few glandular cells with nuclear atypia. Total hysterectomy was done. suspects a cervical fibroid? awaiting pathology report? could it be cancer?
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
I have my period delayed for more than 40 days. I have done 2 pregnant tests at home which was neg. And usg that shows a cervical fibroid. What shud i do?
How does a gynocologist choose between rec for endo biopsy vs d&c? For pt w/cancer hx, thickened endo wall, fibroid, cervical bump, shall i go4 d&c?
Purpose will be same: D&c kept the gold standard for a century , where cervix is dilated and plenty of endometrium is scraped for biopsy, is quick and needs anesthesia. Where endometrial biopsy a catheter is inserted and suction biopsy is done most of the time with sedation in the office , both will get endometrium for biopsy , ask gyn doc will tell which will be better for a reason. ...Read more
Intracavitary fibroi: A fibroid growing in the cavity of the uterus - intracavitary fibroid - while it's growing can get stretched and pushed (by uterus cramping) so that it actually comes out the cervix into the vagina. The fibroid can then be removed vaginally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a fibroid by my cervix , I am planning to get an abortion . Will this cause complications ?
IT depends on where: and how big the fibroid is. Fibroids are typically inside the uterus, so as you say it is by the cervix there is certainly a risk of immense bleeding if a trocar or instrument is inserted into your cervix, which will happen if there is any instrumentation associated with abortion procedure. I would be very careful in making sure the healthcare provider performing this procedure has a strategy. ...Read more
Probably: A fibroid that is covering part of your cervix is not likely to prevent pregnancy. However, it may increase your risk of pregnancy loss depending on the exact location and size. A fibroid can also grow during the course of a pregnancy and cause problems. Discuss specific treatment recommendations with your doctor. ...Read more
Could a prolapsed fibroid be felt right above my cervix.should I go to emergency room..cuz I feel it pressing against the open in of my cervix?
Yes, no: That is where it can be located, but this does not represent an emergency unless you are bleeding excessively, or with signs of infection (severe pain and fevers). ...Read more
Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. They occur in 1 of every 3 women regardless of race and up to 80 % of african-american women of child bearing age. They are often asymptomatic but they can cause significant symptoms (exe. Heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, increased urinary frequency). They ...Read more