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How Does Doctor Diagnose Fibroids
I have diagnosed with 37 x 27 mm uterine fibroid. How serious is it? As i am mongolian who lives in vietnam, i cannot fully understand doctor's explanation. Please advise me how should i treat this fibroid
Common: Fibroids are the most common tumors of the female reproductive tract and this is a small one . They extremely rarely become malignant. They really only have to be treated if they cause symptoms, most frequently abnormal bleeding or start growing rapidly. They shrink after menopause. If they are symptomatic there are several different treatments not all of which are surgical. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Uterine fibroids is also known as Fibroid. Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. They occur in 1 of every 3 women regardless of race and up to 80 % of african-american women of child bearing age. They are often asymptomatic but they can cause significant symptoms (exe. Heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, increased urinary frequency). They ...Read more
Hi last month i was diagnosed with 3 fibroids all out of the uterus and one of them being 8cm long my doctor suggested we start trying for a baby with?
Depends: Having fibroid without symptoms nothing should be done. If causing significant symptoms there are medicines that can help temporize, but often the woman will be left with of 1of 2 choices: surgery or uterine fibroid embolization (ufe). Ufe is safer, less invasive, shorter recovery than surgery and effective > 90% of cases. Also she can keep her uterus which is important even if family complete. ...Read more
I am 33 and have been trying to get preg. for a few years. The doctors say I have a fibroid measuring 4.5x4cm in the anterior wall, can this affect me?
How can a doc lookin at TVUS differentiate beningn masses from non-beningn?i was diagnosed with a fibroid 2cm in the making.can i be sure im safe?help
Appearance: The appearance of fibroids on ultrasound is very classic. They are quite easy to diagnose. The only ominous thing a fibroid could be is a sarcoma of the uterus----very rare. Typically uterine sarcomas present with heavy periods, but sometimes they don't cause bleeding. They are SO rare, however, that not worth risk of biopsy of the uterus. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more
Definitely: Definitely. It would the the gyn equivalent of telling the difference between a wart and a skin tag. ...Read more
Indication important: Just because one has fibroids does not automatically necessitate removal. It depends on whether the fibroid is causing symptoms (e.g. Pain, heavy bleeding, infertility, pelvic pressure, contstipation, etc.) and the symptoms are persistent even with nonsurgical interventions. If you believe this to be the case, seek for another fyn to help explain why it is or isn't appropriate to have it removed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Uterine Fibroids: Surgery is a reasonable treatment option when: Heavy uterine bleeding and/or anemia has continued after several months of therapy with birth control hormones and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Fibroids grow after menopause. The uterus is misshapen by fibroids and you have had repeat miscarriages or trouble getting pregnant. Fibroid pain or pressure affects your quality of life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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