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Reason For Fibroids In Uterus
Which of these types of ectopic pregnancy: tubal, ovarian, abdominal, uterine(outside uterine cavity but still in uterus) is most viable for birth?
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
Not likely..: The ovaries are quite small and surgical removal/missing one should not affect the positions of other internal organs, thus not likely to predispose the woman to prolapsed-uterus. If you have trouble down there, please consult doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Benign tumors: Uterine fibroids are benign muscle tumors of the uterine wall. They are 99.9% benign. They are quite common. Their cause is unknown. They are dependent on estrogen and shrink after menopause. They can cause problems based on size, bleeding, pain, or any combination of the 3. There may be no symptoms at all. There is no medication for them. Treatment is not usually necessary if small. ...Read more
Would never being pregnant determine the method of hysterectomy surgery for removal of uterus, tubes and ovary. Reason for surgery is thick lining.
One factor: The number of pregnancies is one factor in determining the route of surgery. The patient’s size, the size of the uterus, the size of the vagina, the amount of uterine prolapse, previous surgeries, medical problems, surgeon preference, surgeon skin and experience are other a few of the other factors. Each case must be evaluated individually to determine the best surgical approach. ...Read more
Is there any correlation between having a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD and increase in multifibroid uterus? Can an IUD increase fibroids or uterine fibroid growth?
No: The IUD does not increase the risk of fibroids. ...Read more
Can an anterior, subserosal fibroid turn into a submucosal fibroid? Are subserosal fibroids linked to miscarriage? Is there a certain size they need to reach before causing a problem?
Pelvic pain, had complete hysterectomy, no uterus, tubes, ovaries, nor cervix, in 2009 no cancer was the reason. Bm and urinate just find. Worried?
Is a hysterectomy after menopause the best answer for hormone therapy if you have uterine fibroids?
It depends: Most fibroids shrink in menopause, even if you are treated with low-dose hormone therapy. If, however, fibroids grow during menopause, that is a red flag for possible trouble. Hysterectomy will be your best bet to rule out the possibility of a cancerous growth, and to prevent further fibroid growth. Furthermore, you can then use estrogen alone which may be safer than estrogen plus progesterone. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hi Doctor, can hysteroscopy surgery (to remove the uterus polyps) cause scar tissue in the uterus and cause difficulties for fertile egg to implant?
If you have only: a few polyps and the surgery is done correctly, it shouldn't contribute to future fertility. There remains significant surface area for an embryo to implant. Nonetheless, this is a very good question and one i encourage you to discuss with your gyn surgeon. Best wishes!!! ...Read more
I've had a partial hysterectomy LSH 4 years ago...removal of uterus only due to uterine fibroids...cervix and both ovaries remain. ..I've been bleedin?
Can happen: The glandular epithelium (lining) is responsive to your hormones, or alternatively a small portion of the uterus with its lining still exists ...Read more
Is it safe to get uterus and ovaries removed due to fibre in uterus and cyst in overies and hormonal imbalance?
Could taking the abortion pill, mifepristone, be the cause of my uterine fibroids and ovarian cyst?
No: The medication does not cause fibroids or ovarian cysts. ...Read more
Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids removal for pregnancy. Does it improve fertility after removal of small or large uterine fiborids? in all women.
Depends on location: if the fibroids is significantly distorting the endometrial cavity, it will be of benefit (assuming all other factors are normal). Fibroids outside of the endometrial cavity or that are pedunculated, may not reduce your chances of getting pregnant and may not be neccessary to remove them. Speak to your GYN who can discuss this further with you . Best wishes ...Read more
What causes bleeding from the cervix after menopause? US shows endometrial thickening of 8mm and no change in fibroids. Bleeding is from cervix.
Bleeding: Polyps both endocervical and prolapsed endometrial polyps, cervicitis (inflammation from infection), cervical cancer are some of the causes. In your case I wouldn't expect to see an 8mm endometrium at age 60, so I'm concerned about possible hyperplasia. Trauma from sex can cause cervical and vaginal bleeding as well from atrophy. ...Read more
Overgrowth or polyp: Women often experience an overgrowth of the lining of their uterus, the endometrium, called hyperplasia. The hyperplasia may be only simple, requiring only hormonal treatment, or complex, with atypia, which is more worrisome since it can be precancerous, best treated with hysterectomy. If the uterine lining's thickness was noted on an ultrasound, it may also be due to a polyp, usually benign. ...Read more
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