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Uterine fibroids is also known as Fibroid. 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
What do you think of exablate mr-guided focused ultrasound? My dr wants to perform a myoectomy, d & c, and place a nova IUD for submucosal fibroids.
Hi. I've had two periods a week apart now I have a brownish discharge, is this normal, I do have fibroids. Do u think it's them or something else? T.Y
Hard to say: That is not a normal bleeding pattern. If your fibroids are growing within the inside of the uterine cavity they are more likely to cause abnormal bleeding as you describe. It could be other things, including: polyps, thyroid dysfunction, hormonal disturbance, certain medications. Difficult to say. Sonogram and exam would be helpful. ...Read more
Have been told that I have a 2cm submucous fibroid, I have been married for 6mnths but not preg, do u think I need a surgery in order to get preg?
When can I think to get pregnant after fibroid removal surgery? My age is 31and I am really worried about child. Can anybody please help me.
Dysmenorrhea: Endometriosis and fibroids are two of the most common causes of dysmenorrhea (painful periods). Other common causes are ovarian cysts, varicose veins in the pelvis or something similar to endometriosis in the muscle of the uterus, called adenomyosis. Often, birth control pills and/or Ibuprofen are sufficient to minimize the pain. If those do not work, have an evaluation by a gynecologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think I have a large fibroid. But I have little symptoms just back aches and frequent urination. No heavy bleeding is this possible?
I think i'm too young to have a hysterectomy, but I have heavy bleeding and fibroids. What is the difference between a robotic laparoscopic myomectomy and a robotic hysterectomy?
Pregnancy?: This presentation is common in women with fibroids. Future pregnancy is a consideration which may lead to a recommendation for myomectomy where the fibroids are removed leaving the uterus intact. If pregnancy is not desired, the options include medical therapy, myomectomy or for definitive treatment, hysterectomy where the uterus is removed. Robotc surgery offers shorter recovery, less blood loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get spotting 5 days b4 period. My pelvic sono showed a 1cm fibroid. Do you think this might be hampering my ability to conceive? Am not on any meds.
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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