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Side Effects Of Fybriods
Nothing/Something: Some women don't have any symptoms at all. Other women may have crampy, heavier or longer periods. Some fibroids can make it more difficult to become pregnant. There's really a range of symptoms. If fibroids are troubling you, talk with your doc about options: medicine, procedure, surgery. If they're not bothering you, you don't have to do anything at all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What are the risks and side effects of uterine embolisation for fibroids?
Can it shut down ovarian function and trigger menopause?
Rarely: Overall, the risk of complications from uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is quite low. Infection is the most serious risk, sometimes requiring hysterectomy. There is a small risk of premature menopause, seemingly higher in women over 40. It is probably more difficult to get pregnant after UFE. But overall it is an effective, safe procedure for symptomatic fibroids. ...Read more
How effective is the Acessa, radio ablation treatment for uterine fibroids? And are there any side effects or risks?
Limited use: This is a newer technology and not widely available. Doctors who use it really like the results but there are not many trained and ready to do this procedure. ...Read more
I had surgery last year for fibroids. I resently start getting a little pain on d right side of the cut. What can b the problem?
I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids - large one right side- can this cause pain around umbilicus (right)? Scared of ovar. ca.
Depends: fibroids are like knots in a tree, that just exist as a irregularity, but have no effect on its ultimate health. They do not inherently cause pain unless they are degenerating and even then the pain is usually excruciating. If your pain is mild to moderate, it might be something else unless your fibroi is so large that it is compressing a structure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 2 days late 4 my period and have really bad pains mostly on the left side I have 3 small fibroids could they b the reason y i'm late and have pain?
See you MD!: You may need a blood pregnancy test. There are many different reasons for missing a period. Your md will ask about your history. Age , medical conditions like thyroid disease and diabetes, life stress, strenuous exercise, and eating disorders are a few things which can affect the menses. A blood pregnancy test may be considered. ...Read more
What is intramural fundal fibroids compressing endometrial cavity? Can it affect fertility? 5.3 x 4.0cm made up of two fibroids on either side 2 big?
What did your: Doc say if someone made that diagnosis, in this country we always explain the implications of that, i would have to see the films but it could definitely affect fertility or make a misc more common depending on how much compression of the cavity there is so u need an appt with your gyn or an infertility specialist to see if surg is rec before u try for pg. ...Read more
Pedunculated?: Fibroids in the wall of the uterus can not move. Fibroids outside of the uterus connected to the surface of the uterus by a thin stalk (pedicle) are called pedunculated and can move around. Fibroids get oxygen from their blood supply from the uterine arteries. Pedunculated fibroids sometimes twist on their pedicles and block their blood supply which can cause pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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