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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
Varies greatly: Fibroids are benign (non cancerous) tumors of the uterus that are associated with painful, heavy periods. They can be treated with medications that are hormonal or non-hormonal, and they are also commonly treated surgically by removing the fibroid (s) or the entire uterus. ...Read more
Generally not but if: B12 deficiency is relatively common and if mild, often cause no symptoms. If deficiency is chronic and more severe, anemia may develop, fatigue, irritability, and nerve damage may occur. Severe deficiency can lead to dementia as well. Any of these condition, if severe, can cause secondary etc..B12 is an important vitamin and treatment is relatively easy/inexpensive..Consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more
TVUSG report says: "Bulky uterus with small subserous fibroids. Thickened endometrium. Small cysts in ovaries." Period late by 15days. Please advice?
Depends: I think the small subserous fibroids are a non-issue. More like an incidental finding. The rest (thickened endometrium, small cysts in ovaries, late period) can all be explained with something like polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). If you are trying to conceive then you will likely need to see a physician for help with ovulation induction (using medications). Losing weight can also help. ...Read more
Thyroid u/s rl 2.2x1.5x6.1, ll 1.8x1.1x5.1. Mildly heterogeneous exhotexture.T4free 1.3 t3total 94 TSH .63. Having many thyroid symptoms.Thyroid prob?
12 mm endometrial stripe. Normal blood tests. Severe bleeding w/ lg clots. hct. 35.4 hgb. 11.5 Severe abdominal pain.
Fertility specialists, how likely is a 1 cent polyp in uterus to cause 1. Infertility 2. Miscarriage. Please take size of p into consideration w answe?
I have low b12 and folate (folic acid) but no period for 6 months , large fibroids , normal hormone levels , could this all be linked together or menopause ?
Depends: Simple retention cysts are common and of no concern. Cystic disease of the kidney has multiple types, is usually inherited and have varying degrees of disease. It would require an investigation into the type of cysts you have to provide a more meaningful opinion. It would be prudent to consult a nephrologist. ...Read more
Have menorrhea from past 5 yrs, small fibroid(2.5x2.3, past 3 yrs), using lysteda during periods, can u please suggest preventive tests. Bone density?
Lysteda: Other than the normal preventative screening tests for someone your age - one reference is the uspstf guidelines - i'm not aware of any other special tests you should be getting if you have taken lysteda. ...Read more
2001 Hysterctomy. 5.5x3.8x4.8cm mildly complex cyst w/in rt. ovary, total size of ovary 6.0,single thick avascular curvinlear septation.3.3 simple cyst on lft, Age 49. Calcium,ser-10.3; Fsh,133.6
Ana 1:80 homogeneous, sed rate 51, chronic post nasal drip, inflamed sinuses, osteo arthritis, fatigue, brain fog. What are some possible explanations?
Labs not helpful: These are generally unrelated problems. Chronic sinusitis and post nasal drip are likely one and the same. Arthritis may be just that. The ANA and ESR are nonspecific and may be "normal" although elevated. The list of things that can cause fatigue and brain fog is rather extensive and is probably best answered in person with your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer