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Fluttering and cramps near my ovaries what is this. Preggo tests came out negative. I was told by a friend could be fibroids. Should I be worried?
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
Now 72 days late, at home test was neg. Could it be wrong or is this a sign my fibroid tumor is growing. I feel flutters behind/under belly button.?
See below: Time to see your doctor. You need to be thoroughly evaluated to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
Fibroid=pelvic pain: Fibroid tumors (uterus muscle tumors) are a common cause of pelvic pain. Location of fibroids also contribute to the many symptoms they cause. If a fibroid is near the cervix, dyspaurenia (painful sex) may occur. Fibroids near the lining of the uterus cause increased vaginal bleeding during periods and decreased fertility. A gynecologist can diagnose fibroids with ultrasound and treat accordingly. ...Read more
Uterine growths: Fibroids are benign growths of smooth muscle of the uterus. They are not precancerous, however, they can cause symptoms. Some symptoms of fibroids include abdominal pain and heavy vaginal bleeding. They can be treated with hormonal medications or surgery if they are extremely bothersome. ...Read more
Benign tumor: Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. They are benign and non-cancerous. They're often asymptomatic but can cause disabling symptoms in some women which will require treatment. Fibroids are particularly common in african-american women. Up to 80% of these women during childbearing years have fibroids. Fibroids tend to occur earlier, be larger, and more numerous in these women. ...Read more
Benign uterine tumor: Fibroids are growths, usually ball shaped, that are made of uterine muscle. To doctors, a tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue and does not necessarily mean cancer. Fibroids are benign, or non cancerous. They are more dense than normal uterine muscle and can cause pain, pressure, bladder or bowel symptoms, painful sex, and/or heavy, painful menstrual periods. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, fibroids can definitely make a woman feel pregnant. They can give a cramping sensation, a pressure sensation and the feeling of heaviness. In addition, they can irritate your entire abdomen such that you feel bloated and puffy. I'm sorry you're going through this. Consider finding doctor who does laparaoscopic/hysteroscopic removal of fibroid, minimally invasive is better! ...Read more
Yes: Fibroids are common, reported to occur in up to 70% of all women. Vaginal birth is possible depending upon location & size of the fibroid (s). There are instances where fibroid location & size prevent descent of the baby which may result in a recommendation for cesarean delivery. ...Read more
It depends: Fibroids sometimes affect fertility. It really depends on how big they are, how many there are, and whether they are distorting or encroaching upon the uterine cavity. Tests such as saline infusion sonograms, hsgs, and rarely mris can help determine if they're a problem or not. ...Read more
Danger of Surgery: The complications and risks with uterine fibroid surgery depend on several things. Risks are associated with location and number of fibroids, prior surgeries, and type of myomectomy planned. The most common risks are bleeding and need for cesarean section if planning pregnancy. ...Read more
No: Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. A cyst is a bag of water. Cysts are very commonly found in the ovaries. They can be a source of pain. In the large majority of cysts, they will disappear on their own without any treatment. ...Read more