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Doctor insights on: Excision Of Fibroids From The Uterus

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Could removal of endometrial polyp cause piercing of the uterus and hence infertility?

Could removal of endometrial polyp cause piercing of the uterus and hence infertility?

It's possible: But not at all likely. Even if your uterus was perforated by hysteroscopy, it wouldn't usually lead to infertility (as long as it was managed.). ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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What are the pregnancy risks following a myomectomy surgery due to fibroids on top of the uterus or outside the uterus?

What are the pregnancy risks following a myomectomy surgery due to fibroids on top of the uterus or outside the uterus?

If the myoma is: out side of the uterus the risk is as same as women with normal uterus. If it is inside of the uterus the risk of becoming pregnant may decrease because implantation spaces decreases for the fertilized egg. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are some causes of getting subserosal fibroid in fundal region of uterus?

What are some causes of getting subserosal fibroid in fundal region of uterus?

Not know: Fibroids can develop in different parts of the uterus, they can by subserosal, i.e., more on the outside, or they can be submucosal, more towards the inside, or they can be intramuscular, which is inside the muscle, It is not know, what causes the various types of fibroids to grow, where they are growing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of endometrial calcification of the uterus?

What are the symptoms of endometrial calcification of the uterus?

Typically, None.: Endometrial calcifications are typically incidental and benign without any particular symptoms. They are picked up as incidental findings during ultrasound exams. Lots of detailed info in this professional paper: http://www.Jultrasoundmed.Org/content/24/5/583.Long. ...Read more

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What are the recommended procedures of removing uterine tumors while keeping the uterus intact?

What are the recommended procedures of removing uterine tumors while keeping the uterus intact?

Myomectomy: Fibroids can be removed using a myomectomy procedure which involves small incisions in the uterine musculature to remove the nodules. This is done either by laser, scalpel, via minimally invasive techniques such as Da Vinci robot or laparoscopy. Future fertility is usually preserved. However, this procedure only buys time as fibroids can return eventually. ...Read more

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Which one is the most dangerous fibroid? Submucosal, intramural or subserosal?(asked related to the scar caused to uterus after myomectomy) ?

Which one is the most dangerous fibroid? Submucosal, intramural or subserosal?(asked related to the scar caused to uterus after myomectomy) ?

It depends: Where each kind is and how large each kind is, a submucous myoma can cause bleeding, infertilty and miscarr, i remove these by the myosure method, very little to no scarring. ...Read more

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Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids removal for pregnancy. Does it improve fertility after removal of small or large uterine fiborids? in all women.

Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids removal for pregnancy.  Does it improve fertility after removal of small or large uterine fiborids? in all women.

Depends on location: if the fibroids is significantly distorting the endometrial cavity, it will be of benefit (assuming all other factors are normal). Fibroids outside of the endometrial cavity or that are pedunculated, may not reduce your chances of getting pregnant and may not be neccessary to remove them. Speak to your GYN who can discuss this further with you . Best wishes ...Read more

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What causes bleeding from the cervix after menopause? US shows endometrial thickening of 8mm and no change in fibroids. Bleeding is from cervix.

What causes bleeding from the cervix after menopause? US shows endometrial thickening of 8mm and no change in fibroids. Bleeding is from cervix.

Bleeding: Polyps both endocervical and prolapsed endometrial polyps, cervicitis (inflammation from infection), cervical cancer are some of the causes. In your case I wouldn't expect to see an 8mm endometrium at age 60, so I'm concerned about possible hyperplasia. Trauma from sex can cause cervical and vaginal bleeding as well from atrophy. ...Read more

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Subserosal myoma of 25*23 mm in anterior wall fundus of uterus and bilateral polycystic overies can effect in pregnancy.

Subserosal myoma of 25*23 mm in anterior wall fundus of uterus and bilateral polycystic overies can effect in pregnancy.

Depends: If already pregnant not very likely that a small myoma on the outside of the uterus will cause problems. The polycystic ovaries may contribute to infertility or problems with ovulation but unless the cysts are large they should not cause a problem in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Where is myometrium wall of the uterus?

Where is myometrium wall of the uterus?

The middle: The myometrium is the middle layer. The outside of the uterus is the serosa, the inside the mucosa and the middle is the myometrium. ...Read more

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Will the combination of retroverted uterine, resection of 7cm proximal rectum & thinning of rectalvaginal septum cause trouble for pregnancy/delivery?

Will the combination of retroverted uterine, resection of 7cm proximal rectum & thinning of rectalvaginal septum cause trouble for pregnancy/delivery?

Possibly: You are at risk for trauma to the perineum such as tears and thinning. This mainly applies to the delivery, otherwise there should be no problems from this. ...Read more

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Would a large fibroid at the back of uterus cause miscarraige?

Yes: If the fibroid is large enough to impinge on the intrauterine space crowding out a developing fetus, yes. ...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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How lining of the uterus cause infertility?

How lining of the uterus cause infertility?

Implantation: The uterine lining can potentially be too thick or too thin to allow embryos to adequately implant. At times there may be pathologic abnormalities such as polyps or fibroids present. In addition scar tissue can exist between the front and the back of the uterine wall to prevent implantation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of fibroids in uterus?

Bleeding and pain: Most fibroids that cause symptoms do so via abnormal bleeding patterns (heavy, irregular) or bulk pressure symptoms due to their shear size (i.e. Pressure on bladder or bowel). ...Read more

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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


Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more