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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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Past of ruptured ovarian cysts. Ruptured 1.5 yrs ago + lower right ab pain since. Laparoscopy removed endometriosis and fibroids. Mre free fluid. Pain?

Past of ruptured ovarian cysts. Ruptured 1.5 yrs ago + lower right ab pain since. Laparoscopy removed endometriosis and fibroids. Mre free fluid. Pain?

Pelvic pain: You could have recurrent cysts, recurrent endometriosis, adhesions, hernia, etc...Causing pain. I would recommend following up with your physician for a complete history and physical examination. ...Read more

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After ct doctors concluded there was a ruptured ovarian cysts. Tubes blocked near uterus. Fibroids outside wall. would Reopening tubes help iui?

After ct doctors concluded there was a ruptured ovarian cysts. Tubes blocked near uterus. Fibroids outside wall. would Reopening tubes help iui?

Maybe: Re0opening fallopian tubes at the narrowest juncture to the uterus(isthmus) is a very, very difficult microsurgical procedure and often fails. Removing the fibroids and considering IVF is a better choice as IUI in your present condition is a non starter. ...Read more

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20 weeks preg. Did myomectomy lap remove 2 small fibrds 3×3cm.Now i hav some pain in myo wounds due to stretchng.I fear abt uterine rupture, any danger?

20 weeks preg. Did myomectomy lap remove 2 small fibrds 3×3cm.Now i hav some pain in myo wounds due to stretchng.I fear abt uterine rupture, any danger?

High Complex questn: Your question and suggested diagnosis is good but too complex to answer safely in this forum. See a doctor to discuss details of your case so that the appropriate diagnostics can be performed, depending on the specifics of your condition. ...Read more

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I'm wearing iucd and just discovered I have fibroid should I remove d iucd?

I'm wearing iucd and just discovered I have  fibroid should I remove d  iucd?

No: If i understand you correctly, you're asking if it's okay to have an intrauterine contraceptive device and a fibroid at the same time, and the answer to that is yes, it's definitely okay to have the iud in place. ...Read more

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Is calcium d good for you if you have fibroids?

Is calcium d good for you if you have fibroids?

Indirect association: While vit D and calcium are not used to treat fibroids there is a connection between the two. African-American women have the highest incidence of fibroids (up to 80%) and they are more deficient in vitamin D than other racial groups as well. It is important for everyone to have their vit D levels checked regularly and supplement daily if necessary. ...Read more

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Is d&c necessary to be part of hysteroscopy for removal of polyp or fibroid?

Probably: The D&C adds little additional risk to the hysteroscopy and is often beneficial to check the lining of the uterus besides the polyp od fibroid. ...Read more

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I have fibroids but i want 2 have a d&c c.I had one 3months ago.Is this safe ?

I have fibroids but i want 2 have a d&c c.I had one 3months ago.Is this safe ?

Safe:yes, effctv:no: Every surgical procedure has risks associated with it (for d&c: perforation, infection, scarring inside the uterus, bleeding, potential weakening of cervix). They are rare for d&c's. But more importantly: they do not typically fix the problem of heavy periods. They can improve things for a few months, but the underlying problem (fibroid/hormone imbalance) doesn't go away. Need to look at other txs. ...Read more

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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


Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more