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I am diagnosed for 1cm polyp or fibroid in cornu.Do i need to get that removed for getting pregnant?

I am diagnosed for 1cm polyp or fibroid in cornu.Do i need to get that removed  for getting pregnant?

Maybe: Is the polyp in the cavity in front of the ostia? If it is, you can have it removed hysteroscopic ally, which does not involve any incisions. ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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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 fibroids affect a woman getting pregnant?

Can fibroids affect a woman getting pregnant?

Sometimes: Fibroids may affect conception/pregnancy if they are a size or location that block your fallopian tubes or interfere with sperm travel from your cervix to your fallopian tubes. Submucosal fibroids may prevent implantation and growth of an embryo, so doctors may recommend removing them if you are having trouble getting pregnant. More info: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/uterine-fibroids/ds00078. ...Read more

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How can I increase my chances of getting pregnant? We have been trying for over a year and a half with no luck. I have a couple of fibroids.

Seek consultation : If unable to conceive after one year (6 months if older than 35 years), recommend seek consultation with gyn or infertility specialist. Basic evaluation usually includes semen analysis, assessment of tubal patency and ovulatory status. Significance of fibroids are based on size and location. Treatment options and prognosis for conceiving depends on results of evaluation. ...Read more

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Help please! could cysts and fibroids on ovary keep you from getting pregnant?

Help please! could cysts and fibroids on ovary keep you from getting pregnant?

Yes: Ovarian cysts can make abnormal amounts of hormone that can inhibit ovulation and pregnancy. Fibroids can block tubes and cause miscarriages, especially if the embryo should implant on a fibroid. ...Read more

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What is the chances of getting pregnant after Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids or myomectomy?

What is the chances of getting pregnant after Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids or myomectomy?

It depends: Fertility depends on many factors including sperm content/mobility, patent(open) Fallopian tubes, age of the woman(over or under 30), previous pregnancies and/or complications, other medical conditions such as thyroid disorders, Diabetes, Hypertension, and Pituitary dysfunction. These listed are just a few things that enter into the fertility/conception calculations. Ovulation is infrequent at 39 ...Read more

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I have a fibroid behind my uterus it's the size of a quater will this stop me from getting pregnant?

Probably not: If the fibroid is in the muscle behind that uterus and is only the size of a quarter, this should not be a problem. If it is actually in the cavity or submucosal, you may want to consider having it removed if you are having trouble getting or staying pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it possible for fibroids to grow within a year? And could they possibly affect implantation and the lining of cervix? Does removing them an option for someone who has never conceived. And does it after chances of getting pregnant in the future?

Yes and Yes: Yes fibroids can grow quickly, even within a few months. If they grow toward the center or the lining of the uterus, they can affect implantation. They don't typically affect the cervix, but they can. Removing them is an option for someone trying to conceive. Typically removing fibroids that are preventing conception will result in increased fertility. See your physician and get tested. ...Read more

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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. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

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