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How Long Should Fibroids Last
Hi, I'm 48 yo, have endometriosis, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, pre-menopausal. CA 125 was around 200's then 159 the last one was 210 any concerns?
Likely, no: CA 125 is not recommended as a screening tool for ovarian cancer when used in risk-based stratification. Meaning, assuming that your mom or sister didn't get diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Normal for women with endometriosis to have elevated CA-125. It sounds like your doctor has done Ultrasound to evaluate ovaries as well. Your MD knows your history and risk, likely this CA-125 level is normal ...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
How long does prolonged bleeding actually last for?? Please help!!!
Maybe fibroids or something else.
Slow prolonged periods from last 2 Months . Um 27 n unmarried . No detection of pocs, Thyroid ,fibroid or cyst .can it be harmonal imbalance ?
Possibly: Menstrual imbalance or irregulariy can be due to multiple factors including anxiety states, besides hormonal imbalances that can be trigerred due to disease conditions, multiple drugs (even OTC ones) etc. If you dont resume regular periods in a few months, have an OB/Gyn to check you for other causes. ...Read more
Endometrial is 8.4 mm , fibroid 2.6cm . My periods have been heavy, long with clots. After 3 days of my last i was bleeding, clot, again. Any advice?
Get a biopsy: First, you should get an endometrial biopsy. This is an office procedure to make sure you do not have pre-cancerous cells, called hyperplasia, in the lining of the uterus. Some options you have (assuming this test is negative) are: 1) do nothing and wait until your periods stop around age 52 2) get a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud 3) have an endometrial ablation 4) get a hysterectomy 5) hormones. ...Read more
I m in a lot of pain after my miscarriage a couple days ago and my dr your fibroids are shrinking .How long is this sever cramp last?
Usually not long: Fibroids don't usually cause a lot of cramping after a miscarriage. Other causes of the severe pain should be sought. Make sure you're not having any elevated fever, chills, or abnormal vaginal discharge. Intrauterine infection should be ruled out by your physician if this continues. Occasionally bladder infections can present in this manner also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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