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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
Past of ruptured ovarian cysts. Ruptured 1.5 yrs ago + lower right ab pain since. Laparoscopy removed endometriosis and fibroids. Mre free fluid. Pain?
51 no periods for 8 months. fibroids and ovarian cysts. Ruptured Right ovary 20 yrs ago. Right ovary is not visable on US + MRI. pain on right side.
After ct doctors concluded there was a ruptured ovarian cysts. Tubes blocked near uterus. Fibroids outside wall. would Reopening tubes help iui?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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