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I have a big lowee segment uterine fibroid. I miscarried 4 months ago. I see brown stains and at times blood in my pants. Can i conceive soon?

I have a big lowee segment uterine fibroid.  I miscarried 4 months ago.  I see brown stains and at times blood in my pants. Can i conceive soon?

What does OB Dr say?: If you're still having brown stains it sounds like your body is not ready yet to get pregnant. Your gynecologist is in the best position to give a prediction about the impact of the fibroid on a pregnancy. ...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


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Was having 2 fibroids(5*5-submucos&intramurai) miscarried b4 at 23 wks.Aftr myomectomy now again pregnant 12wks.Wht wer the reasons of my miscrge?Fibroid?

Fibroids: If you miscarried at 23 weeks, you may have had other reasons for the loss that need to be evaluated. Unless the placenta implanted directly over these fibroids, they may not have been the cause. If you had a myomectomy and are now pregnant beyond 12 weeks, you may be okay but should be followed closely for other causes of 2nd trimester loss. ...Read more

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Can fibroids outside the uterus cause miscarriage in the first few weeks of pregnancy?

Inside, yes: Fibroids inside the uterus can cause miscarriages but outside not so much. The fibroids would have to be very large and/or intrude upon the intrauterine cavity itself to do so. Then, it will interfere with continued fertilized ovum implantation and growth. ...Read more

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I miscarried 4 months ago and I have a lower segment fibroid. I haven't menstruated after miscarriage. Is it normal?

No: That is not typical. I would definitely recommend seeing your doctor to be evaluated to make sure there is no scar tissue ion the uterus preventing periods. ...Read more

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4 very early m/c. 3 intramural fibroids, largest 3.4cm. Can intramural fibroids smaller than 5cm cause very early recurrent miscarriages?

4 very early m/c. 3 intramural fibroids, largest 3.4cm. Can intramural fibroids smaller than 5cm cause very early recurrent miscarriages?

Yes: Yes, but only if they distort the endometrial cavity. A sonohysterogram or hsg could help figure this out, and if affecting the uterus a myomectomy is very effective restoring you anatomy and reducing your risk for miscarriage. ...Read more

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I'm 33 and want a baby I have 3 small fibroids in the anterior wall will my gnyo take them out i've had an etopic and a miscarriage ?

Fertility Evaluation: First you rally need a full fertility evaluation before considering any surgery. A specialist would want to do an xray to see if either fallopian tubes is open and if any of them are swollen. Next you would want to now the exact location of the fibroids to know if surgery and what kind of surgery may be needed. A fertility specialist who does robotic surgery would be the ideal person to coordinate. ...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


Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more