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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
No, not really: Adenomyosis is when the lining cells of the uterus are located just deep to the lining (but still within the uterus). It can be thought of as endometriosis of the uterus. Hysterectomy would remove this. Almost all fibroids are in the uterus also and would be removed with hysterectomy, although there are fibroids on rare occasions outside the uterus which could be missed/reoccur but very rare. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
On my holter monitor I had 12 atrial ectopic beats. What are atrial ectopic beats and they normal?
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Maybe Braxton-Hicks: Also known as false-labor practice contractions which can start very early in pregnacy but typically not felt until late second or early third trimester. They should be infrequent, irregular, brief 1-2 min, and only mild cramping. Make sure u keep well hydrated. If contractions are regular, forceful/crampy, please consult doc asap as it could be pre-term labor. Congrats and best of luck to you. ...Read more
52years, bulky uterus fibroid at anterior wall of funders, irregular periods, excess bleeding with clots past 20 days, dnc and Pap smear normal. ?
Consider surgery: If the fibroid is causing heavy bleeding and pain, you may need a surgery to remove the fibroid or hormonal suppression using contraception in order to help with your current problem. What matters is where the fibroid is...is it in the wall? Is it inside the uterus? I'd be happy to talk to you more about what's going on via consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
U/S shows 7cm hypoechoic mass/endometrioma on ovary, prominent uterus, irregular endocavity, polyps .. history of endometriosis. is hysterectomy next?
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
Subserous myoma over uterus meas. 4x4x4cm, anechoic cyst meas. 3.7x3.6x3cm with left ovary. abdominal cramps. 33 yrs old, no babies. can i hv baby?
Foul smell when menstruating...diagnosed with uterine fibroids, endometriosis, and. Ovarian cysts?
Yes: Palpitations are common in menopause and are related to changes in hormone levels. Hormones are commonly given to women to treat those symptoms. Palpitations are just the fluttering sensations in the chest most commonly caused by the heart skipping, or beating faster or more forcefully. Sometimes the fluttering sensation is due to something else and the heart rhythm is normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Fibroids are common and benign growths in the uterus. They can cause troubling symptoms such as bleeding, pressure on the bladder, or a big growth in the pelvis, but they can be treated effectively by medicine, uterine artery embolization, or surgery. Fibroids are not fatal. It is extremely rare that what looks like a fibroid is actually a cancer called a leiomyosarcoma. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Good Echo Result recently had 24 Holter few yrs back
Odd SVT Ectopic beat.Fast irregular many beats crammed in 10 seconds is this SVT i get sometimes?
As I indicated in: your previous question, the arrhythmia cannot be accurately diagnosed by physical examination (pulse) when it is so short in duration. You need some form of electrocardiographic monitoring to make a diagnosis. With a normal echo it is unlikely to be anything too worrisome but could be afib. Get it checked out by your local health care provider. ...Read more