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Tips to help conceive?

Tips to help conceive?

Depends...: This really depends on age, but in general use an ovulation detection kit and timed intercourse. ...Read more

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Dr. Qamar Khan
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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


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Any tips for how to prepare for pelvic uterus prolapse surgery?

Any tips for how to prepare for pelvic uterus prolapse surgery?

Basic measures: If you are a smoker, avoid smoking. If your prolapse is significant, your obgyn may choose to give you vaginal estrogen to rejuvenate the vaginal lining. Eat healthy, sleep well It's a fairly straightforward surgery in the right hands. Best Wishes and speedy recovery . Dr M ...Read more

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What can u use to shrink fibroid??

What can u use to shrink fibroid??

Medications: We do have medications that can temporarily shrink fibroids,namely Lupron (leuprolide).this medicine is only effective while it is being administered.iIn the pipeline there mane drugs that shrink it permanently but we are NT there yet. ...Read more

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Tips to conceive faster?

Tips to conceive faster?

Chart: Chart your menses. Use an ovulation predictor kit such as clear blue easy. Have sex every other day around ovulation. (for a 28 day cycle, ovulation is usually day 14, and sex should be on day 12, 14, 16, 18.). ...Read more

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Tips on how to grow your penis naturally needed?

Tips on how to grow your penis naturally needed?

Live with it.: Sorry, but you cannot make your penis grow. What you see - is what you get - nothing more - nothing less. In spite of all the ads you see on the internet, you have to live with what you have. There are some surgical procedures to release the penile suspensory ligament, giving you more "useable" length to what you already have, but this can also effect other issues. ...Read more

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What are some tips to conceive?

What are some tips to conceive?

Sex: Have sex around the time of ovulation to optimize the chance of conception. Ovulation is 14 days before your next menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What are some tips and tricks to concive?

What are some tips and tricks to concive?

Frequent Sex: Although sometimes people say to try to time sex around the time of ovulation, that can be difficult and stressful. It is easier to have sex every other day starting after your period ends. And equally effective. ...Read more

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How to treat fibroid on uterus?

Surgery or not: Treatment is usually surgical if the fibroids are causing problems with pain, bleeding or infertility. If there are no symptoms, they can be watched. Many women have fibroids and have no symptoms. ...Read more

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Any tips on how to avoid bladder infections?

Any tips on how to avoid bladder infections?

Here are some...: After evaluated as a pt of uncomplicated UTI, the following measures may help curb its recurrence as follows: Urinate at urge to void - don't hold urine; wipe anus backward after BM; improve topical hygiene; void after sex; use prophylactic antibiotics before sex if honeymoon cystitis is suspected; possible use of chronic suppressive agents such low-dose antibiotics or concentrated cranberry tab.. ...Read more

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How can I prevent uterine fibroids?

How can I prevent uterine fibroids?

You can't: You either are or are not genetically programmed to get them. ...Read more

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How to cure endometrial polyp with fibroids?

How to cure endometrial polyp with fibroids?

Depends... D&C?: well, it depends on how much it is causing.. most of the time over 40 I recommend a uterine biopsy (called a EMB done in office) that is not 100% but pretty good to be sure not really a cancer. then if ok can try medical things to shed it or may need a D and C ( if u dont want more kids, ask possible ablation at same time0... hope this helps ...Read more

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What can u do to manage my colon polyps?

What can u do to manage my colon polyps?

Prevention is key: Once you have been identified as a person in whom adenomas (pre-cancerous polyps) develop: 1) first remove the polyps; 2) schedule surveillance to rule out new polyp development; 3) prevention by behavior & diet. Current recommendations for the latter include: use of daily low-dose aspirin, weight management, reduction of dietary animal fats, optimized fiber intake, calcium supplementation. ...Read more

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How do you treat uterine fibroids?

Hysterectomy: Uterine fibroids are frequently treated with a hysterectomy. Other treatments are Uterine Artery Embolization; Focused ultrasound; myomectomy; and in selected cases, Hysteroscopic resection of fibroids. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How can you get rid of uterine fibroids without surgery?

Not likely: No medication or procedure will completely get rid of fibroids, though some may help them to shrink and thus reduce bleeding. Medications include gnrh agonist or ulipristil (not fda approved for that purpose). Procedures include uterine artery embolization and MRI guided focused ultrasound. Each has pros and cons so talk to your doctor about your options. ...Read more

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Im trying to do autocircumcision any tips or techniques?

Im trying to do autocircumcision any tips or techniques?

Not recommended: If you are trying to remove your own foreskin, without the benefit of a urological surgeon, you might consider presenting yourself to an emergency room. The recommendation is so you do not do something irrevocable that looks like hurting yourself. Most persons are not prepared for uncontrolled bleeding or sterile technique. ...Read more

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How can I treat uterine fibroids?

Fibroids: Treating fibroids depends on multiple factors and I would suggest you consult a physician for your specifics. The main issue though is what problems it or they are causing. The most common problem is bleeding too much but may need to be managed in fertility issues. ...Read more

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How can I treat uterine fibroids without surgery?

Fibroids: The answer depends on the specifics of your situation and findings. The easiest scenario is the person who has a solitary fibroid that is not significant in size or location in the uterus. ...Read more

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Will I need surgery to get rid of my uterine fibroids?

Fibroids: If you have heavy periods, severe cramps surgery is a good alternative if medication therapy failed. If it s just an incidental finding, just make sure you get a pelvic exam once a year. ...Read more

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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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


Dr. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

Abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman’s uterus. It is unclear why fibroids develop, but hormones and family history may influence their formation. Approximately 70% to 80% of women aged 50 ...Read more