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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Myomectomy (Definition)

A myomectomy is the procedure when fibroids are removed and the uterus remains. Myomectomies can be done in a variety of ways, depending on the location of the fibroids. Fiboids in the uterine cavity can often be removed hysteroscopically, with no abdominal incision. Depending on size and location, myomectomies can be done laparoscopicaaly, ...Read more


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Can have sex after fibroids surgery?

Can have sex after fibroids surgery?

Sure, but...: ...Ask you gynecologist when you may resume sexual activity. Of course, you'll want to wait until it is comfortable, no matter what restrictions your doctor gives you. Good luck. ...Read more

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When can I resume sex after fibroid removal surgery & c-section?

When can I resume sex after fibroid removal surgery & c-section?

6 weeks is safe: Your gyn surgeon would be the person to ask, but the generally accepted standard is about 6 weeks. Most people wait for a post op exam to get clearance from the doctor just to be safe. ...Read more

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How early can one have sex after fibroid uterine surgery?

How early can one have sex after fibroid uterine surgery?

Ask Surgeon.: Much better to run these types of questions by your surgeon who knows your situation best, can advise you about specific restrictions, and is ultimately responsible for your care.

Best wishes. ...Read more

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I had a sex after 12 days of my fibroid surgery, will it effect on future recovery or in pregnancy?

No effect: Usually we recommend waiting 4-6 weeks because we need to let the sutures and scars heal. Also sex can be painful after surgery. It will not affect problems in the future but please follow your surgeons guidelines. ...Read more

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I had fibroid surgery on 28th of april and I had my period on 6th of June, had sex on 21st of June. I had another period on 2nd of july. Am I pregnant?

I had fibroid surgery on 28th of april and I had my period on 6th of June, had sex on 21st of June. I had another period on 2nd of july. Am I pregnant?

It is possible: The female cycles can be disrupted by a lot of things, including stress from surgery, illness and the fibroids themselves. Having a period on the June date could have been breakthrough bleeding from the middle of the cycle. But without a test or any preventive measures--I would not hazard a guess. ...Read more

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How dangerous is fibroid surgery?

How dangerous is fibroid surgery?

Danger of Surgery: The complications and risks with uterine fibroid surgery depend on several things. Risks are associated with location and number of fibroids, prior surgeries, and type of myomectomy planned. The most common risks are bleeding and need for cesarean section if planning pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the possibility of having a child after I have fibroid surgery?

What is the possibility of having a child after I have fibroid surgery?

Depends on surgery: The chances of pregnancy after myomectomy depend on how extensive the surgery was. A patient who had a single fibroid removed that only required a single incision into the uterus will have a better chance than a patient who had multiple fibroids removed requiring more than one incision, or entry into the uterine cavity, or significant distortion of the uterus by the surgery, or proximity to tubes. ...Read more

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How to reduce weight after fibroid surgery?

Cut calories: To lose weight, you have to cut calories and avoid eating specific foods that are known to interfere with weight loss. Fructose and hight fructose corn syrup are big offenders. Some people have wheat or dairy intolerance and they need to avoid these item from the diet. There is not magic pill to weight loss. Appetite control can be gotten with neurotransmitter balance. Www. Neurosciencemyths. Com. ...Read more

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Can a woman who underwent fibroid surgery get an orgasm?

Can a woman who underwent fibroid surgery get an orgasm?

Fibroid surgery: Yes. They shouldn't relate and many women who have had fibroid removal can still have orgasms. ...Read more

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What's the recovery time for myomectomy fibroid surgery?

What's the recovery time for myomectomy fibroid surgery?

Fibroid surgery: Recovery depends on approach of surgery
(minimally invasive, laparoscopy) or open cut. It as well depends on size and number of fibroids.
Recovery may be from 2 to 6 weeks depending on above. ...Read more

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Past 3 mos. I've been late on cycle. I have no different diet, activity or anything else I'm ttc also getting fibroid surgery is that the cause?

Past 3 mos. I've been late on cycle. I have no different diet, activity or anything else I'm ttc also getting fibroid surgery is that the cause?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I had fibroid surgery Dec '14. Now in Nov '15 I've been feeling pains all week. Any suggestions? Especially during sexual activities, it's hurts

I had fibroid surgery Dec '14. Now in Nov '15 I've been feeling pains all week. Any suggestions? Especially during sexual activities, it's hurts

Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Can a bikin myomectomy surgery be performed with this measurement 9.2x8.4x11.4cm and 2 small fibroids 5.5?

Yes: A lower abdominal bikini incision can be performed. Laparoscopic myomectomy too can be performed avoiding the larger cut and a long stay in the hospital. Talk to your md about the possibility. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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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


Dr. Gary Pess
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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


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