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Low B12 = 220, deficient vit d=20, low iron. Ultrasound found- 8cm x 11cm fibroid, extreme lower back, hip and shoulder pain. Is any of this related?

Low B12 = 220, deficient vit d=20, low iron. Ultrasound found- 8cm x 11cm fibroid, extreme lower back, hip and shoulder pain. Is any of this related?

Yes: B12 is high, not low. Vitamin d3 is very low and may be the connecting link. It needs to be between 60 and 80 and is now thought to be the commonest vitamin deficiency. Since it has its effect in every cell, it can cause many diagnoses. The fibroid is probably only minor. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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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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I had surgery last year for fibroids. I resently start getting a little pain on d right side of the cut. What can b the problem?

I had surgery last year for fibroids. I resently start getting a little pain on d right side of the cut. What can b the problem?

Nerve regrowth: Nerves around the area re grow and they can cause tingling, pain, burning etc. Usually they improve with time over weeks. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Will I b able to have kids with fibroids?

Will I b able to have kids with fibroids?

Many do: The effect of this problem on fertility is variable. Size and location of these benign growths might interfere with your ability to carry a pregnancy or have a normal delivery. Your doc can provide better information because s/he knows the specifics of your case. ...Read more

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Can taking too much plan B cause fibroid to grow? I took 10 plan B in the past. I have stopped taking it. But I am worried about my future.

Can taking too much plan B cause fibroid to grow? I took 10 plan B in the past. I have stopped taking it. But I am worried about my future.

Not related: Taking Plan B will not affect the uterine fibroid. If you're taking Plan B 10 times though you clearly need a better birth control plan. There are many available options. Schedule a visit with your doctor to discuss and find something that you like ...Read more

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Is 5.8 CM fibroid large?

Fibroid Size.: That is a 2.28 inch fibroid. I don't know if there is an official size cut off to determine 'large'. However, it certainly isn't as big as some fibroids - they can be the size of a mellon. ...Read more

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Can a 1cm fibroid be removed?

Can a 1cm fibroid be removed?

Observation: It should simply be observed unless it is causing significant bleeding. ...Read more

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What is a benign fibroid adanoma?

What is a benign fibroid adanoma?

Benign breast tumor: A benign fibroadenoma is the most common breast tumor and is more common in women <30 years of age. It is a solitary, solid, mobile mass with well-defined edges, and the size may vary with your menstrual cycle. A fine needle biopsy confirms the benign nature, and treatment is usually surgical excision. ...Read more

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Are there drugs that can melt fibroid?

Lupron (leuprolide): Anyone can get a uterine fibroid, which is an overgrowth of muscle cells in the shape of a ball. Like moles on the skin, they come in different sizes/shapes; RARELY cancerous. You only need surgery if you have symptoms like pain/pressure/incontinence/bleeding/bloating. Size/location don't matter. Lupron (leuprolide) or embolization are ways to control w/out surgery. US follow up is very important. ...Read more

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Is a 2.4cm submucosal fibroid serious?

Sub mucoasal fibroid: No, not serious. Not a sign of cancer or anything else scary. ...Read more

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What is 2.8*1.7cm anterior wall fibroid?

Small growth: Anyone can get a uterine fibroid, which is an overgrowth of muscle cells in the shape of a ball. Like moles on the skin, they come in different sizes/shapes; RARELY cancerous. You only need surgery if you have symptoms like pain/pressure/incontinence/bleeding/bloating. Size/location don't matter. Lupron (leuprolide) or embolization are ways to control w/out surgery. US follow up is very important. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: fibroid?

Uterine fibroid: 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 well as pelvic pressure. ...Read more

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How can I treat fibroids?

Multiple ways: Fibroids need to be treated only if you symptoms like heavy or irregular bleeding, pain, feeling a mass or fullness in your abdomen etc.
There are many ways of treating fibroids depending on your age, fertility issues and location of fibroids. Myomectomy, hystrectomy, possibly through laparoscope, uterine artey embolization and uterine ablations are commonly prescribed treatments.. ...Read more

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Do fibroids grow everyday?

Can: Uterine fibroid growth depends on several things, such as certain hormones, but also how hormones balance each other. Trauma can also affect fibroids as well as pregnacy. Usually fibroids have spurts of growth rather than constant growth. ...Read more

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Is fibroid tumor dangerous?

Can cause problems: Fibroids are non-cancerous growths of the muscular layer if the uterus. They are hormonally driven and can grow in size and cause problems for many women. They can cause pelvic pain, urinary symptoms, and constipation if a large enough size. They can also cause abnormal bleeding and heavy periods. ...Read more

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Did fibroid make you tired?

Not directly: Uterine fibroids are not directly linked to fatigue. If the fibroids are causing very heavy periods then this can cause anemia. Anemia can cause fatigue. ...Read more

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Meaning of subserous fibroid?

Subserous fibroid: Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus. Subserosal fibroids are on the outside covering of the uterus. ...Read more

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What is a fibroid cytoma tumor?

Soft tissue tumor: Fibrous histiocytoma or Dermatofibromas are hard solitary slow-growing lesions that may appear in a variety of colours, usually brownish to tan. They are often elevated or pedunculated. Some believe that dermatofibromas form as a reaction to previous skin injuries. They are composed of disordered collagen laid down by fibroblasts The malignant variety (MFH), a type of sarcoma, is a malignant neoplasm of uncertain origin that arises both in soft tissue and bone. This lesion is rich in histiocytes with a storiform growth pattern and is now considered the most common soft tissue sarcoma in adults. ...Read more

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How do I know that I have fibroids?

Exam or ultrasound: Many women develop fibroids as they age, but often there are no symptoms. If the fibroids are large, there can be heavy or irregular bleeding, or even difficulty with urination or constipation. Most can be felt on a routine gyn exam. An ultrasound can detect almost all fibroids, including ones on the inside of your uterus. ...Read more

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Want to know about fibroid in utrus?

Want to know about fibroid in utrus?

No symptom No treat: 25-50% women develop benign uterine fibroid (muscle) tumors. If you don't have symptoms (heavy periods, pain) then no intervention is needed. If you do then many options exist to help improve them: myomectomy, hysterectomy (laparoscopic), uterine artery ablation, and hysteroscopic myomectomy. ...Read more

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Need explanation of fibroid removal?

Need explanation of fibroid removal?

Myomectomy: Uterine fibroids can be removed with a procedure called myomectomy. This is often possible with a minimally-invasive approach- laparoscopy and sometimes hysteroscopy. Small instruments are used to dissect the fibroids from the uterine wall and then to repair the incision. Even very large fibroids can be removed this way. ...Read more

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What are typical symptoms of fibroids?

Multiple symptoms: Fibroids can present with heavy painful cycles, irregular period, presence of a mass, urinary frequency amongst others. Sometime fibroids can be asymptomatic and diagnosed only during an exam or ultrasound. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for fibroids?

Diet, exercise: Diet and exercise (with subsequent loss of body fat) is the best medicine for fibroids. Fibroids are stimulated by estrogen/progesterone. That is why they tend to grow in pregnancy and while they are usually not an issue in menopause. Avoiding red meat, dairy and caffeine has shown benefits. Be careful with soy products as some have phytoestrogens. ...Read more

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What are the tests that indicate fibroids?

Ultrasound, CT scan: Sometimes fibroids can be detected on pelvic exam, otherwise they are recognized with a pelvic ultrasound, ct scan of the pelvis or MRI of the pelvis. ...Read more

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I have fibroids. I need help on what to do?

Fibroids: If you have fibroids and they are giving you pain, or bleeding your best bet is to see a gynecologist. ...Read more

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At 32 what the best way to rid of fibroid?

Depends: The best management of a fibroid depends greatly on it's size, location and symptoms present. Small fibroids in the muscle or surface that aren't causing symptoms don't need to be removed. Fibroid that are large, causing bleeding or pressure symptoms or possibly contributing to pregnancy concerns can be removed by a variety of ways depending on size and location. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your fibroids is 2mm?

What does it mean if your fibroids is 2mm?

Nothing: 2mm is very tiny and a fibroid of this size is incapable of causing any symptoms. Fibroids are very common benign tumors, particularly in african-american women. It is estimated that up to 80% of these women of childbearing age have these tumors. 2mm fibroids are what I refer to as "passenger" fibroids. They ride along in the uterus and don't need anything done about them. ...Read more

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What medicine reduces the size of fibroids?

What medicine reduces the size of fibroids?

Lupron (leuprolide): Lupron (leuprolide) induces an artificial menopause, complete with hot flashes and mood swings and will shrink your fibroids. However, after you stop (and you can only take it for size months) they often rebound. One non-hormonal option may be a robotic myomectomy, depending size. Often back to work in 2 weeks.
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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


Dr. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

Abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman’s uterus. It is unclear why fibroids develop, but hormones and family history may influence their formation. Approximately 70% to 80% of women aged 50 ...Read more