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Dr. Barry Rosen
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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


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I've fibroids, is eating edamame (soy beans) good or they will cause fibroids to grow large since theory are photo estrogen which mimic estrogen?Help

Unless you eat: Ton of edamame -it will not make the fibroids grow if you have symptomatic fibroids you need to discuss with your OB the various options to treat them. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat chocolate cake?

Can pregnant women eat chocolate cake?

Good gosh...: My wife sure did! just do it in moderation. ...Read more

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Are eggs dairy? How about butter margarine?

Dairy : Dairy is milk and products made from milk. So no, eggs are not dairy. Butter is dairy. Margarine is made from vegetable oils and thus is not dairy. ...Read more

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Are eggs excluded on a dairy free diet for diarrhea with spore free culture?

Are eggs excluded on a dairy free diet for diarrhea with spore free culture?

Fresh eggs ok. : Eggs are not a dairy product, and if fresh and eaten soon after being well cooked should not be a problem to digest and will not have mold spores. Egg beaters which are pasteurized are ok too. Eggs have no residue ( which means they are low in fiber). That is a good thing if you have diarrhea. Good health ...Read more

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Foul smell when menstruating...diagnosed with uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and. Ovarian cysts?

Foul smell when menstruating...diagnosed with uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and. Ovarian cysts?

Infection: Fibroids, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts should not cause a foul odor during menstration. It may be that you have bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor is the most frequent symptom of BV which is the most common vaginal infection. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Blood,urine,stool,ultrasounds,xrays,paptest.2 much acid,NOdairy.PCOD & bicornuate uterus. Gurgling,bloating,nauseous,gasy,headache freq. & after food.

Blood,urine,stool,ultrasounds,xrays,paptest.2 much acid,NOdairy.PCOD & bicornuate uterus. Gurgling,bloating,nauseous,gasy,headache freq. & after food.

See a doctor: You probably need to see a GI doctor. These symptoms can suggest many things including Helicobacter pylori infection of the gastric lining which should be treated. There is no way to diagnose this long distance over the internet. Best wishes and hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Can gluten diet, milk and soy products dangerous for Hashimoto's patients?

Can gluten diet, milk and soy products dangerous for Hashimoto's patients?

Gluten, if celiac dz: There's an association between celiac disease &autoimmune thyroid dz(eg:Hashimoto's).Celiac disease is an inherited intolerance to proteins in wheat,rye,&barley (glutens);get abnormal immune system activation.Symptoms can include smelly, floating stool, gas, weight loss, anemia, vitamin deficiencies, osteoporosis/easy fractures, more. Ask doc before trying gluten free diet-it's quite restrictive. ...Read more

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How much pain are uterine fibroids?

How much pain are uterine fibroids?

Varies greatly: Fibroids are benign (non cancerous) tumors of the uterus that are associated with painful, heavy periods. They can be treated with medications that are hormonal or non-hormonal, and they are also commonly treated surgically by removing the fibroid (s) or the entire uterus. ...Read more

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How many women get uterine fibroids?

How many women get uterine fibroids?

As many as 40%: At autopsy, as many as 40% of women have evidence of fibroids. Fibroids are usually benign tumors of the uterus that are not symptomatic. Sometimes fibroids can be painful, cause heavy bleeding, miscarriage, preterm labor, problems voiding or constipation. Fast growing fibroids need to be monitored closely and may necessitate surgery. Certain ethnicities have higher prevalence of fibroids. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat lupini beans?

Can pregnant women eat lupini beans?

Preparation: They must be prepared correctly, or there is a risk of a serious infection and potential liver damage. Why not eat something else when you're pregnant? ...Read more

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Am substituting cheese, frozen ices and yogurt. Could this cause lactose intolerance?

Am substituting cheese, frozen ices and yogurt. Could this cause lactose intolerance?

Yes.: Any cheese you buy should be devoid of carbohydrate, but your lucky: swiss, chedder, colby, provolone, parmesgan, romano, etc. Avoid american processed chees. (read the lable-carbs which are lactose). Frozen ices and most yogurts contain lactose. Greek and middle eastern style yogurts may contain little to none. But check the carbs-lactose, unless sweetened with corn syrup & dextrose. ...Read more

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Lactose intolerant: almond or soy milk?Can high sodium in almond make soy better choice?2cup of soy milk a day bad for a male? Soy cause breast growt

Lactose intolerant: almond or soy milk?Can high sodium in almond make soy better choice?2cup of soy milk a day bad for a male? Soy cause breast growt

Your choice...: I like almond milk. Soy milk causes me and many others to have large amounts of gas. If you don't have this problem, then use the soy as it has more protein. Otherwise, almond milk is a good choice so long as you don't have a nut allergy. Use the unsweetened version of either one... ...Read more

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I have uterine fibroids , are eggs or eating eggs good for me or bad since they are considered dairy ?

False: Any association that you read between dairy and the size of uterine fibroids is purely conjecture. There are no scientific studies to show that avoiding eggs and dairy will shrink fibroids. If this were the case, we wouldn't need surgery! there are a lot of people on internet with homeopathic remedies for fibroids, again if they worked....We'd definitely use them! scramble up some eggs! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


Dr. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

Benign tumors made of muscular and fibrous tissues that typically develop in the ...Read more