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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. Gary Sandler
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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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Anyone had the 'uterine fibroid embolization' procedure done before getting pregnant?

Anyone had the 'uterine fibroid embolization' procedure done before getting pregnant?

Yes: There are many women who have had successful pregnancies after uae. The data is relatively weak, but seems to indicate that fertility after embolization is similar to fertility after multiple myomectomy. A patient needs to discuss the details of her individual situation with her doctors before deciding on a therapy. ...Read more

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What things might be wrong that I am not be getting pregnant(have 1 ovary, ovulate on clomid, (clomiphene) have 1 CM fibroid, husband's semen analysis is normal)?

What things might be wrong that I am not be getting pregnant(have 1 ovary,  ovulate on clomid, (clomiphene) have 1 CM fibroid, husband's semen analysis is normal)?

Scar tissue: There could be many things and often we never know. How and why did you lose one ovary? Your tubes could be scared from the process that caused you to lose the ovary. You should have a femvue or hsg to make sure your tubes are open. Your fibroid may be in a location that is interfering with implantation. ...Read more

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Mixed echogenic mass measuring 4.1cm x 4.1cm is seen in the fundal region. UTERINE fibroid was concluded. Will it reduce my chance of getting pregnant?

Mixed echogenic mass measuring 4.1cm x 4.1cm is seen in the fundal region. UTERINE fibroid was concluded. Will it reduce my chance of getting pregnant?

Not usually: Most fibroids do not decrease the fertility. The number of fibroids, location in the uterus. symptoms, are all factors in assessing a patient with fibroids to determine if surgical intervention is needed or not ...Read more

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Having trouble getting pregnant..i have uterine fibroids help me please my ob gyn said i need too see a fertility dr but i dont have the insurance?

Having trouble getting pregnant..i have uterine fibroids help me please my ob gyn said i need too see a fertility dr but i dont have the insurance?

Infertility: There could several reasons why you might not be able to get pregnant. One is your age. Your fertility rate dramatically decreased after the she of forty. This might be one of the most important reasons to see an infertility specialist to evaluate your egg quality. The location of the fibroid are important to know. Submucosal fibroid, which are in the endometrial canal could also effect fertility ...Read more

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I have only left ovary & on the start of left fallopian tube there is 1cm fibroid.I am not getting pregnant though iam ovulating on clomid (clomiphene).Plz advice?

I have only left ovary & on the start of left fallopian tube there is 1cm fibroid.I am not getting pregnant though iam ovulating on clomid (clomiphene).Plz advice?

Talk to your doctor: If you have only one ovary and are on Clomid (clomiphene) there are obviously more issues than just a small fibroid. You need to have a more lengthy discussion with your doctor about your options. ...Read more

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I am in my 40s can having small fibroids prevent me from gettin pregnant?

Yes, definitely: It depends on where the fibroids are. Fibroids that are on the inside of the uterus, or the lining of the uterus are most likely to cause infertility. If you are 42 years of age, that, too, is a significant factor. A prompt (as soon as possible) evaluation by an infertility doctor is your next step. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get my period for more than 10 days then get it back 2-3 days after? Can it prevent me from getting pregnant? Please help!

Is it normal to get my period for more than 10 days then get it back 2-3 days after? Can it prevent me from getting pregnant? Please help!

Unusual spotting: The 10 days for a period seems too long to begin with, a 2-3 day episode later sounds like spotting. If this second bleeding episode was heavy at all, I'd go see an OB and ask a lot of questions after they do a good history and physical exam ...Read more

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I have gall bladder stones and they are preventing me from getting pregnant and i would like to know what to take as in medication to get rid of them?

I have gall bladder stones and they are preventing me from getting pregnant and i would like to know what to take as in medication to get rid of them?

Why they preventing : Why they are preventing you to have baby, gb removal is a simple minimum risk out patient procedure you do not want complications during your pregnancy due to gall stones, if removed will prevent them. Speak to your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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. Austina Cho
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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