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Lung Fibroid Tumors
See below: I don't know what you mean by fibroids in the lungs, but one lung can be successfully removed if needed. ...Read more
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
I am 38, & just diagnosed w/complex hyperplasia, large fibroid tumors & polyp should I have a d&c?
Signs and symptoms: Clinical manifestation can include- heavy menses, dysmenorrhea, pressure/discomfort on pelvic are- which depends on the bulk of the fibroids, difficulty to get pregnant and miscarriages. Due to heavy menses, people can have iron deficiency anemia that can be presented with weakness, fatigue/dizziness etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May cause bleeding: Fibroids do not directly bleed or discharge fluids, but can cause heavy menstral bleeding by their location, midcycle breakthrough bleeding by irritation, and if a fibroid prolapses (pushes out of cervix) may cause a watery discharge. The later is of significant concern and should be evaluated asap! ...Read more
Yes: I use MRI to evaluate all of my patients with fibroids. The MRI is very good to outline anatomy as well as decide if fhe fibroid(s) are 'alive.' big fibroids can undergo spontaneous infarction (death) and there is no use in embolization or treatment to already dead fibroids. The MRI helps see both pre- and post-treatment how healthy the fibroids are. ...Read more
Depends: Fibroids can interfere with labor but it's rare. It depends of the size and location of the fibroid(s). If located in the lower uterine segment and large in size, fibroids have a higher chance of interfering with labor. However, generally speaking, most women with fibroids tend to have no problems with labor or delivery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of herbs should I take to shrink or get rid of fibroids tumors ?Any foods to avoid too..?
None.: Fibroids are not affected by anything you eat or avoid eating. ...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
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