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I am52 yrs old. I had fibroid . So i had utrine amulization (radiology procefure) eight yrs ago . But now I have gas problem. What should I do?

I am52 yrs old. I had fibroid . So i had utrine amulization (radiology procefure) eight yrs ago . But now I have gas problem. What should I do?

See your MD: The gas problem is not usually caused by fibroids or emboliztion. As time passes many people will develop problems with their bowels including gas. If you have not yet had a colonoscopy you should do so. ...Read more

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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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What are the tests that indicate fibroids?

What are the tests that indicate fibroids?

Ultrasound, CT scan: Sometimes fibroids can be detected on pelvic exam, otherwise they are recognized with a pelvic ultrasound, ct scan of the pelvis or MRI of the pelvis. ...Read more

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How can I find out whether I have cysts fibroids i mean what tests are done?

How can I find out whether I have cysts fibroids i mean what tests are done?

Ultrasound: Ultrasound is the most reliable method to determine if you have fibroids or cysts. Most fibroids and cysts are asymptomatic and are nt dangerous. You should discuss this with your doctor, as any symptoms you may be having might be due to other conditions. ...Read more

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Is fibroid or cysts or medication can effect home pergncey test?

No: Fibroids, ovarian cysts, or other medications should not affect the accuracy of a home pregnancy test. But any of these things could affect the timing of your periods, and make them irregular. If this continues, you should see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Is usg a definitive test to determine fibroids that could cause fertility issues?

Is usg a definitive test to determine fibroids that could cause fertility issues?

Submucus fibroids: Its generally considered a reliable test for polyps, fibroids and other abnormalities inside the uterine cavity. Fibroids outside the uterine cavity are less likely to have a major impact on fertility. ...Read more

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What are the tests for uterine fibroids?

Tests: Initially your gynecologist may do an ultrasound. Also an MRI maybe done to better characterize your fibroids prior to treatment. ...Read more

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Just got diagnosed with a small anterior fibroid, I've been told i have to go back for some type of endometrius test. What is that?

Unsure.: I would have your doctor clarify why he/she is doing the testing. Fibroids in general don't require additional testing other than periodic observation with repeat ultrasound. If you were diagnosed on exam then your doctor may be having you follow up with an ultrasound ...Read more

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Can a fibroid and a cyst come up on a ca 125 test?

Can a fibroid and a cyst come up on a ca 125 test?

Yes: Fibroids, benign cysts, endometriomas, and endometriosis can all result in a positive ca-125 test. Ca-125 is not a good screening test for ovarian cancer because there are so many causes of false positives. And furthermore, 50% of st 1 ovarian cancer may have a negative ca-125. Nonetheless, if you have a positive ca-125 and an ovarian cyst, it will probably need to be explored. ...Read more

Dr. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

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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Radiology (Definition)

Radiologists are specialists whose expertise is in medical imaging (x-ray, ct, mri, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, etc). They have the most detailed understanding of how imaging is performed and what imaging is best for specific diseases or specific patients. The radiologist interprets the imaging studies ...Read more