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I currently have fibroids and every month I have severe pain. What's the quickest remedy to cure the pain.

I currently have fibroids and every month I have severe pain.  What's the quickest remedy to cure the pain.

Birth control: If you're not wanting to get pregnant, birth control pills may lessen the bleeding and therefore the pain. Anti inflammatory meds like ibuprophen can help, too. If it's a submucous fibroid (inside the uterine cavity) it can be removed thought a hysteroscope ( a scope that goes though the cervix into the uterus), which can be done as an outpatient. ...Read more

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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Can you have a fibroid without any severe pain or heavy bleeding at all?

Can you have a fibroid without any severe pain or heavy bleeding at all?

Yes: fibroids start out very tiny and vary in number. I see them all the time of ultrasound and laparoscopies for unrelated issues. Not everyone is symptomatic, especially at your age ...Read more

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What can be a cause for fibroids on the ovaries? They are benign but have severe pain

What can be a cause for fibroids on the ovaries? They are benign but have severe pain

Ovarian fibroids?: The ovary never has fibroid growths within its borders. The fibroid might be on a pedicle next door to the ovary but not inside it. The ovary might have a fibrous cyst or fibroma which is a solid growth within the ovary. If the pain is that severe, it bears evaluation via laparoscopy and possible removal. by a GYN MD. ...Read more

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Had dnc a month ago.The fibroids and cysts came back and causing severe pain.What options will obgyn most likely give me now?How is it back so soon?

They never left: Fibroids of the uterus and cysts of the ovaries are 2 different things. Ovarian cysts are very common in young women and usually don't require any treatment at all (they can be a source of pain however). Fibroids are the the most common reason why women have heavy periods and one way to try to lighten the flow and "reset" the lining is to do a dnc. It does nothing to the fibroid itself. ...Read more

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Can gastroenteritis cause a full feeling and severe pain in my pelvis? Can a fibroid cause diarhhea?

Can gastroenteritis cause a full feeling and severe pain in my pelvis? Can a fibroid cause diarhhea?

It's the other way : Around. See your dr for follow up and any concerns. Find out from your dr the cause of the diarrhea - bacterial, viral, ibs etc. Fibroids can cause pelvic pain, excessive and prolonged menses. God bless you! ...Read more

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Uterine fibroids causing bloating, bleeding and severe pain. Should i go to the er?

See your gynecologis: It is better to see your gynecologist if possible, but if bleeding is severe and pain is bad than go to er. ...Read more

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Severe pain for a fibroid tumor and cysts on uterus.Apt monday with obgyn.The suffering is depressing.What warning signs to look for to go back to er?

Make sure: You are evacuating your bowels and bladder. Pressure on them from fibroid can cause a second set of problems and pain from retention of urine or stool, which may require an er visit. If you are bleeding excessively and feel faint, would go to the er. ...Read more

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I went to the ER due to severe pain in my right side. The ER doctor said i had numerous fibroids. They ruled kidney stones but could not see it. What should I do?

I went to the ER due to severe pain in my right side. The ER doctor said i had numerous fibroids. They ruled kidney stones but could not see it. What should I do?

Get to GYN: The er is there for an emergency; they have to take their best guess and make sure your not dying. You may need an ultrasound if not done but you probably had a ct. See your ob/ gyn, he may have felt them on pelvic but they are harder to see on ct scan than ultrasound. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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