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I have fibroids and my doctor will not remove them what can I do ?

I have fibroids and my doctor will not remove them what can I do ?

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 more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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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 have spots on my vagina for three days they are very itchy and I do not know what can I do can you tell me what will help me?

I have spots on my vagina for three days they are very itchy and I do not know what can I do can you tell me what will help me?

Maybe an infection: You should really see your healthcare provider to examine you and possibly do a culture. Some infections are sexually transmitted. It would not be right to recommend a treatment to you with this limited information. You need an exam for your own safety. ...Read more

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What to do if I have small boobs and i want them bigger, but they not growing!what can I do?

What to do if I have small boobs and i want them bigger, but they not growing!what can I do?

Breast augmentation: Some women have naturally small breasts. There is nothing abnormal about that. But if you would like to enhance them and make them bigger, a breast augmentation is the best solution. ...Read more

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What to do if I have some moles that kinda make me insecure but i can't really go to a doctor about them right now to get them removed. Any home remedies?

What to do if I have some moles that kinda make me insecure but i can't really go to a doctor about them right now to get them removed. Any home remedies?

Mole removal: It is safer to see a doctor for mole removal than to attempt some removal at home. A doctor can evaluate the mole and determine if it should be biopsied and evaluated for possible cancer. ...Read more

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I feel bumps on my "balls", and i really dont want to go to the doctor and show her you know. what can i do or should do?

I feel bumps on my "balls", and i really dont want to go to the doctor and show her you know. what can i do or should do?

I understand : Your embarrassment but there is no way to sort this out without someone taking a look. Find yourself a male physician if that makes you more comfortable. ...Read more

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I have pcos and i really want to know how to cure it or get my periods coming. What can I do now?

I have pcos and i really want to know how to cure it or get my periods coming. What can I do now?

Pcos treatment: Pcos is a chronic condition and you need to find a doctor to help you keep this in control in the long run. Usually pcos is associated with hyperglycemia. Control involves keeping your weight in control, regular hard exercise, a diet low in processed foods, low in sugar especially high fructose corn syup. If you are having excessive weight gain then you need medication. Also if you have acne. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what to do if i removed my own gallbladder?

Can you tell me what to do if i removed my own gallbladder?

You tell me: If you've removed your own gallbladder, you should be qualified to know what to do now, no? Halsted removed his mother's gallbladder on their kitchen table. What did the pathology show? ...Read more

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What to do if I have three really large freckles that form a perfect diagonal line across my cheek, and I really want to get them removed. how can I do that?

What to do if I have three really large freckles that form a perfect diagonal line across my cheek, and I really want to get them removed. how can I do that?

Freckle removal: There are several treatments to lighten pigmented areas. If the lesions are flat you may consider laser treatments. If they are raised, there are other options including shave excisions. ...Read more

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Why do I have boils on my butt:vagina and what can i do to fix that?

Why do I have boils on my butt:vagina and what can i do to fix that?

Folliculitis: What you have might be folliculitis and you can wet a clean washcloth with warm water and put it on the bumps. When the cloth cools, reheat it with warm water and put it back on the area. Repeat these steps for 10 to 15 minutes, 3 times a day. If not better, you need to see a doctor. Do not shave the area as it irritates and promotes folliculitis ...Read more

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What to do if I have a huge free of needles, and what to do if I have to get my wisd teeth removed. Does it hurt?

What to do if I have a huge free of needles, and what to do if I have to get my wisd teeth removed. Does it hurt?

Get a consult: You can discuss this with the oral surgeon in a consultation. You can have a general anesthetic and not remember a thing about the procedure. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a combination skin and have black pores on my nose ..What can I do to reduce them?

What to do if I have a combination skin and have black pores on my nose ..What can I do to reduce them?

Pangea Organics: Are certified organic, gluten free and botanical based (not dangerous chemicals) skincare products. I recommend the discovery kit for combination skin. They clear up your skin without being harsh or drying it out. It gives you travel sized version of the face cleanser, toner, scrub, masque and cream for only $34 and free shipping only at http://pangeaorganics.Com/parties/1167. ...Read more

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What can I do to know if i need my wisdom teeth/tooth removed?

What can I do to know if i need my wisdom teeth/tooth removed?

See your dentist: Taking a panoramic x-ray can tell if your wisdom teeth have enough room to come in or if there will be a problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I have so many pimples on my back and I use to pop them now What to do if I have back acne scars help!!?

What to do if I have so many pimples on my back and I use to pop them now What to do if I have back acne scars help!!?

Get treated: You're going to need a topical plus a systemic prescription-strength medication for your acne. If you are offered isotretinoin, be brave and take it. There's no reason that a person needs to be in your situation nowadays. Make that phone call to your physician now. ...Read more

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What will a doctor do if I tell them I have rectal pain?

What will a doctor do if I tell them I have rectal pain?

She will: Probably ask you some more questions to get a better idea of a likely cause, then do a physical exam. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a corn on my toe what can I do to remove it?

What to do if I have a corn on my toe what can I do to remove it?

Corn: A corn looks like a skin problem. It is really a hammertoe representing a contracted toe. The contracted toe causes the bone inside the toe to rub against the skin from the inside and then pushes the skin against the shoe. That combination creates a corn. You need to have your toe examined by a podiatrist. He or she can order x-rays of your foot to determine the position of the bone and advise you of what needs to be done to fix it. ...Read more

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Please help, what can I do to get my ovaries removed?

Please help, what can I do to get my ovaries removed?

Think long & hard: Removing ovaries prior to age 50 has been shown to drastically increase cardiovascular disease & result in earlier death. The heart protection the ovaries provide seems to continue even after the onset of menopause. Family history of ovarian cancer may lead to a recommendation for ovary removal & reduces cancer risk. Otherwise, this may not be a good idea. ...Read more

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When do I know that i need to remove my tonsils?

When do I know that i need to remove my tonsils?

Frequency : If you get 3-4 infections a year or get an abscess around the tonsil then you are a candidate for removing them. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a skin tag on my back if i go to the doctors will they remove it?

What to do if I have a skin tag on my back if i go to the doctors will they remove it?

Skin tags: If you want it removed, your doctor can remove it. If you're certain its benign, you could even possibly remove it yourself. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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