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Can you die with or can 9cm fundal fibroid kill you? And how long can one wait before surgery? Thank you.
Death unlikely: A 9cm fibroid is unlikely to kill you. Its not a cancer. It can cause pain, heavy bleeding, Anemia, painful periods and other annoying symptoms. Treatment is usually done because of these symptoms. You can wait until the symptoms are bad enough to make you happy to get rid of them. Keep in mind that the fibroid will continue to get bigger and make the surgery more extensive. Best wishes! ...Read more
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
Hi, am 27yrs old, with one child, it was recently discovered that I have exophytic fundal fibroid, measuring 20.5cm, with mild symptom. Can you please?
How to get rid of pedunculated fundal fibroid without any surgery? I'm only 26+ and I have no baby. My husband is living in abroad.
See: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/uterine-fibroids/basics/treatment/con-20037901Get a more detailed answer ›
PCOS and fundal fibroid (2.0x1.8cm) Dr said it was high and wasn't a concern now months later Dr says it may need removed before I try fertility med?
Fibroids & fertility: Usually if the fibroid is just 2cm and isn't sitting along the lining of the uterus, it's not necessary for it to be removed. It would be helpful if you had the ultrasound report and the exact wording they used. The options are usually "subserosal", "intramural" or "submucosal". At 2 cm, usually just the submucosal type would need to be removed. ...Read more
I'm 40 yrs. Old, perimenopausal, with a 7 CM fundal fibroid. Iron is 11, Ferritin down to 16, and Gyn says surgery. Is that my only option?
Also check if bleeding anywhere or previous iron levels.
Eat red meat, and take Iron tablet daily. ...Read more
Endometrial stripe 5mm. Fundal fibroid 2cm with a broad based connection with the fundus. There is also a sub mucosal lesion 7mm. 4cm cyst left ovary.
If I will be undergoing myomectomy surgery -fundal fibroids (3), in my 30's, what is normal hb (hemoglobin)? Do I need blood transfusion?
About 12-16 g/dL.: Normal hemoglobin for an adult female is between 12-16 g/dl (7.4-9.9 mmol/l). You might need blood, like 2 units for your surgery to replace any blood lost. If you are anemic, which might be the case in these circumstances, you might need more. At any rate, your doctor, to prepare you for surgery might talk to you about autologous transfusion, or donating blood to yourself. Best of luck. ...Read more
I have an anteverted uterus that measures 11.6 x 6 x 6.9 CM and there is a 3.5 CM fundal fibroid and a 3.4 CM anterior myometrial fibroid what's wrong?
Possibly nothing: Fibroids are non-cancerous growths on the uterus. For most women they are not symptomatic. In some women they can cause some symptoms like heavy periods or pain during sex or pelvic pressure or even constipation. You should first speak to your doctor to see if the fibroids are bothering you or not and then decide what to do next. ...Read more
I have a pedunculated right fundal subserosal fibroid 5.6 x 4.9 x 3.7 cm . Is this considered a nice size? An what are my options for removal?
Laparoscopy: Just because you have a fibroid does not mean that you need surgery. If it causes symptoms like pain, heavy bleeding, or infertility you may consider removal. If your provider is skilled in laparoscopy this could be as easy as an outpatient surgery for removal. If you decide not to have surgery then you should be followed on a regular basis. ...Read more
I'm 36 years old and my scan showed a fundal intramural fibroid measuring 35x28x32mm as well as endometrial polyps. Should I have both removed?
Maybe: If you are having symptoms of bleeding and or frequency in urination then they should be removed. If you are trying to conceive then you definitely need to have a discussion with your GYN too. You may not need surgery as you may be a candidate for other ways to remove fibroids other than surgery. Go to your doc. ...Read more
Hi mam, I am 30 years old...we are trying for a baby. I am having fundal subserosal fibroid measuring 12 x 13 mm....my periods are regular at 28 days?
And your question?: Unclear question as it is a statement of facts only. ...Read more
I have just been diagnosed with anteverted bulky uterus, anterior intramural, posterior intramural, fundal subserous & fundal pedunculated fibroid?
Are you symptomatic?: Sounds like you had pelvic us and reported the location of certain fibroids in the uterus. 3 locations: submucosal (central, against the uterine lining), intramural (in the muscular middle), and subserosal (outer, on the edge). Anterior (front) posterior (back). Fundal is top of the uterus. Pedunculated means it's on a stalk (but this term is often used to describe any fibroid away from uterus). ...Read more
Fibroid in fundal region exophytic is 9.2x8.4x11.4 CM largest and 2 small ones. Follicles are noted in right ovary. What does this mean? Please help.
Hi I m 26, my report says anterior fundal wall intra mural fibroid (23×24mm) without distorting the endometrium. I feel fatigue and pain during manstr?
Not know: Fibroids can develop in different parts of the uterus, they can by subserosal, i.e., more on the outside, or they can be submucosal, more towards the inside, or they can be intramuscular, which is inside the muscle, It is not know, what causes the various types of fibroids to grow, where they are growing. ...Read more
The 5.2 x 3.7 cm Fibroid- left sided intramural, 7.1 x 5.7 cm is Fundal and 6.8 cm - anterior submucosal fibroids, what are my options? I am 26
Depends on symptoms: Your options depend upon whether, or not you are experiencing symptoms like bleeding and pain. It also is dependent upon whether you presently have or plan children. Options include, doing nothing and following any growth, focused ultrasound, myomectomy, GnRh agonists for temporary shrinkage pre-op, and finally uterine removal (hysterectomy). Consult with your GYN MD about the above. ...Read more