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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Fibroids During Pregnancy

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I have a fibroid, a lot of pregnancy symptoms, yet bleeding quite heavily. Hormonal imbalance/pregnant or something else?

I have a fibroid, a lot of pregnancy symptoms, yet bleeding quite heavily. Hormonal imbalance/pregnant or something else?

Fibroids & bleeding: Fibroids have a awful reputation for causing hemorrhages and not just "bleeding". A GYN MD can help you assess your blood levels for anemia and determine if you there are other "hormone" issues. A pregnancy test will rule in or out your other concern. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it possible for me to have nvd or cesarean section when I have fibroid during pregnancy?

Is it possible for me to have nvd or cesarean section when I have fibroid during pregnancy?

Depends on location: Location, location, location! it all depends upon where the fibroid is located and the size of the fibroid. Many women have fibroids and have nvd for all deliveries. There is more to determining the route of delivery than a fibroid. ...Read more

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Since I have a family history of fibroids, am I more likely to I get a uterine growth during my pregnancy?

Since  I have a family history of fibroids, am I more likely to I get a uterine growth during my pregnancy?

Yes: Yes, but. Your genes are merely your potential. If you show your genes different nutrition, exercise, thoughts, beliefs, and ways of dealing with stress, you do not have to manifest fibroids. That being said, fibroids that show up on your ultrasound during pregnancy were probably already there prior to conception. ...Read more

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"could uterine ligaments stretch to a breaking point, if a uterine fibroid was growing under it during pregnancy?

"could uterine ligaments stretch to a breaking point, if  a uterine fibroid was growing under it during  pregnancy?

No: Fortunately - they uterine ligaments will never rupture or tear. Though sometimes the searing pain as they get stretched can feel like they will. But rest assured , that can never happen. ...Read more

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I have a fibroid necrosis. Will the fibroid shrink ? Will it grow again during pregnancy? It's a 10 CM fibroid. Mri reveals there's no blood in it.

Uncertain.: All possibilities are open with a large fibroid as this - reduction in size, softening and degeneration with or without pain and preterm labor, or enlargement from pregnancy hormone effects. Your obstetrician and maternal-fetal medicine specialist can help with pain management and ultimate plans for removal postpartum. ...Read more

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Pregnant. Blood test is negative, found fibroids on ultrasound. Having pregnant symptoms since september, and baby kicks. What other test prove pregnancy?

Pregnant. Blood test is negative, found fibroids on ultrasound. Having pregnant symptoms since september, and baby kicks. What other test prove pregnancy?

Probably not.: If your blood test is negative, and there is no baby in your uterus, then you are probably not pregnant. If you are, it would be a dangerous ectopic pregnancy but a repeat blood test should be enough to prove that you are not. Could the baby "kicks" be stool in the bowel or bowel gas moving around instead? Fibroids can make you feel full or pregnant. You should talk to your provider. ...Read more

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Can fibroid make the uterus measurements bigger during pregnancy?

Depends on size: If the fibroid is large then the overall size of the uterus will feel bigger. On sonogram the report should specify the size of the fibroid ...Read more

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Can fibroids cause you to have vaginal bleeding during the entire 9 months of pregnancy & not cause a miscarriage?

Can fibroids cause you to have vaginal  bleeding during the entire 9 months of pregnancy & not cause a miscarriage?

Not usually: Fibroids are more likely to cause pain than bleeding in pregnancy. Other causes of bleeding such as a placenta too close to your cervix, bleeding from your placenta, a shortening cervix or cervical infection would be more common and need to be eliminated as the cause of bleeding. ...Read more

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Neg blood test. Pregnancy symptoms since sep. Had transvag & abdominal ultrasound, found fibroids. Baby kicking and moving to sound. What to do next?

You are not pregnant: The serum (blood) HCG is very sensitive test. If it is negative and the ultrasound is negative, y9ou are not pregnant. You have fibroids and they can be treated several ways. Talk with your gynecologist about your options. ...Read more

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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. 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