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Fibroids Uterine Growth Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Sometimes: Depending on where the tumor is located can cause problems with pregnancy. If it is inside inner lining of uterus (submucosal) then may have problem carrying the pregnany very long. Firbrids or leiomyomas can cause pain and irregular bleeding in pregnancy as well as nonpregnant. ...Read more
Uterine wall- non secretory surface endometrium over myometrium. Uterine nodule - leiomyoma of uterus without cellular atypia. Uterine cervix- chro?
Heavy uterine bleeding 3 weeks pelvic/transvaginal us hyperechoic uterine fundal myometrial focus may represent atypical fibroid or adenomyosis ?
Bleeding: Since its a focal area its more likely to be adenomyosis, which typically gets progressively worse as you age. However, you're also at the age when ovarian dysfunction often causes irregular, heavy and/or prolonged bleeding. You might be a good candidate for an endometrial ablation assuming you are done with having babies. ...Read more
Yes!: These procedures should only be performed for women who are done having kids or are sure they don't want kids in the future. Uterine fibroid embolization (ufe) and uterine artery embolization (uae) block off blood vessels that supply fibroids - fibroids shrink but don't go away 100%. Some of the vessel-blocking material reduces blood flow to your ovaries, lowering egg supply (ovarian reserve). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: This depends on fibroid size and location and especially if the fibroid extends or protrudes into the uterine cavity. Fibroids respond to estrogen (high in pregnancy) by increasing in size. They may revert to normal size after pregnancy. They can also interfere with normal labor. Most obstetricians measure them with ultrasound monthly or so during pregnancy. ...Read more
Increase risk: Fibroids most commonly do not affect pregnancy. However if they are large or on the inside lining of the uterus, they can cause complications such as miscarriage, preterm labor and preterm birth. Sometimes they increase the likelihood of a cesarean section. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are uterine cancer, endometrial / ovarian cancer, and uterine fibroids/other abnormalities detected through pap smear other than cervical cancer?
No.: Pap smears sample cervical cells only.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sometimes, get US: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any correlation between having a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD and increase in multifibroid uterus? Can an IUD increase fibroids or uterine fibroid growth?
No: The IUD does not increase the risk of fibroids. ...Read more
Probably: If the fibroids are outside the uterus and not too large, you should be able to finish childbearing before they are addressed. Best wishes! ...Read more
Depends: The incidence of twins depends on what part of the world you are from. In the us, the incidence is 33/1000.. Because the position of the fibroid in your uterus may be an important factor, it is difficult to say if your chances are better or worse than another patient without fibroids. Check with your OB to find out if the fibroid is near the inner surface of the the uterine cavity or the outer. ...Read more
I had pregnancy of 10 week and facing the problem with fibroid in uterus with size of 6.09 CM & 6.98 cm. Can i continue with this pregnancy?
I have had eptopic pregnancy recently and dr. Discovered fibroid sitting on my uterus.
Can i be pregnant again?
If the fibroids are located in front of the uterus, will it interfere pregnancy? If not what is the effects of thse fibroids with the baby?
Alter position/deliv: The location of fibroids can have several effects during pregnancy.The fetus can assume an altered position where a feature like the face or body parts will show transient distortions.(smushed appearance, ) it can also prevent the baby from settling in a head or bottom down position & lead to a surgical delivery. ...Read more
3 fibroids found in the anterior wall of the uterus?Will it grow fast? M 26 y/o.Will it interfere pregnancy?And to the fetus if your pregnant?
Cannot predict: There is no way to predict how fast, if at all, the fibroids will grow. Effects on pregnancy depends on how large they are and where in the wall they are located. Your gynecologist can help you monitor them and provide advice regarding any effects on pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iam 29 year old. I have two fibroids in uterus 1cm and 1.9 cm. Am. I am trying for pregnancy since last two years. Am i still get the pregnancy?
What's a normal size for a 38 year old female uterus. And ovaries? Where is a fibroid located that prevents pregnancy,
If I have a fibroid of 22mm on the back wall of the uterus and it is making the uterus slightly heart shaped will this affect a pregnancy?
Probably not: A fibroid's effect on fertility is a long standing debate in gynecology. This is a relatively small fibroid and unless it is impinging and/or protruding into the uterine cavity, it will probably not effect a pregnancy. Pregnancy will, however, usually lead to increase in size of the fibroid due to the rise in estrogen that occurs. Fibroids respond to elevation in estrogen levels by growing. ...Read more
Detected with hypoechoic intramural fibroid 2.7 x 2.1 cms on the posterior wall of uterus. age 36 planning our first baby. any issue in pregnancy?
Sonography report Uterus is retroflexed & bulky & normal in shape. Thick Endometrium (15 mm).A posterior fibroid seen. What does it mean? Pregnancy?
Depends: If the ultrasound was done to detect a pregnancy, then this could mean that the pregnancy hormone concentration is too low and the pregnancy too young to be detected on ultrasound. It can also mean that the pregnancy is outside the uterus. Endometrium is thin at the beginning of the cycle and gets thicker until after ovulation. 15 mm is on the high end of what one would expect. ...Read more
What are the pregnancy risks following a myomectomy surgery due to fibroids on top of the uterus or outside the uterus?
My friend had fibroids in uterus, so she had laser treatment to remove those fibroids, this is happen lat year, now she can get pregnancy?
What did her doc: Who removed the fibriods say , that doc is the one who knows her condition and needs to ok it and to make sure any fibroids have not grown back. ...Read more
I have a very small fibroid in posterior wall of uterus. Can this affect my pregnancy? My right ovary is pcod i have been trying for a baby for 5 mnth
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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