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Endometriosis In The Womb
Fibroids are located in the anterior wall of the uterus, ?Inside the uterus or outside the uterus?
Rare complication...: Endometriosis is the abnormal spread of uterine cells to far distant sites in the abdomen and pelvis. They can attach to the surface of the intestine and in rare circumstances grow and invade through the wall of the intestine and produce severe pain and bloody stools. Diagnosis often requires a detailed colonoscopy exam with biopsy. ...Read more
My uterus contains a 6cm fibroid in the posterior myometrium. Does this mean it is inside the uterus - or in the wall of the uterus?
Not enough info ...: The myometrium is the muscular wall of the uterus so most or all of the fibroid is in the wall. Posterior means the back wall of your uterus as opposed to the front. A fibroid in the myometrium may be completely within the wall (intramural) or project into the inside cavity of the uterus (submucosal) or it may be just under the outer covering of the uterus (subserosal). Ultrasound or MRI can tell. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can ascites caused by endometriosis prevent the sperm from fertilizing the egg and the fertilized egg attaching to the uterus?
After ovulation, egg is released from the ovary to the uterus.Now will the sperm meet the egg in uterus or fuse in ovary ?
Benign tumors: Uterine fibroids are benign muscle tumors of the uterine wall. They are 99.9% benign. They are quite common. Their cause is unknown. They are dependent on estrogen and shrink after menopause. They can cause problems based on size, bleeding, pain, or any combination of the 3. There may be no symptoms at all. There is no medication for them. Treatment is not usually necessary if small. ...Read more
No: Ovarian endometriosis (called endometrioma) is associated with infertility but some women will not have a problem. We try not to remove the ovarian endometiomas these days because we may make the fertility potential worse. Medical therapy usually will not make them go away if they are over 1-2cm. Discuss your situation with your rei for options and stay positive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will smoking cause blockade in fallopian tubes or development of cysts in ovary or scar in the fallopian tube?
My wife has been diagnoised having bulky uterus and multiple fibroids in the the inner wall of the uterus. Dr has suggested the removal of uterus.Pl?
Depends : It depends on the size, location, symptoms and age. Specific advice needs to take all of this into account ...Read more