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Treating Uterine Fibroids After Pregnancy
Pregnancy and UAE: Many studies have described successfully and, presumably, healthy pregnancies carried to term after uterine artery embolization. You will need to consult with your ob/gyn regarding your particular circumstance, especially given your history of cervical pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No, not really: Adenomyosis is when the lining cells of the uterus are located just deep to the lining (but still within the uterus). It can be thought of as endometriosis of the uterus. Hysterectomy would remove this. Almost all fibroids are in the uterus also and would be removed with hysterectomy, although there are fibroids on rare occasions outside the uterus which could be missed/reoccur but very rare. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Which of these types of ectopic pregnancy: tubal, ovarian, abdominal, uterine(outside uterine cavity but still in uterus) is most viable for birth?
Yes: There are many women who have had successful pregnancies after uae. The data is relatively weak, but seems to indicate that fertility after embolization is similar to fertility after multiple myomectomy. A patient needs to discuss the details of her individual situation with her doctors before deciding on a therapy. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
No: I would highly recommend removing them laparoscopically (minimally invasive approach). Although this method is more difficult to perform, for the patients, there will be great benefit (cosmetically small pleasing scars, 2 week recovery, less pain, quicker return to work). Please do your homework and find a skilled laparoscopic surgeon. The differences are night and day! ...Read more
No period 3 months after myomectomy surgery for fibroid, cysts. Not pregnant negative pregnancy tests ?
Neutral: Same as before the surgery, assuming complete recovery. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Hello, If you are pregnant and bleeding, it could be due to implantation and or early signs of miscarriage. Keep in mind, just because you have spotting/bleeding, it doesnt mean that you will end up with a miscarriage but follow up with ob-gyn is important. ...Read more
It is common: Bleeding may occur as the pregnancy hormone levels in the blood drop, and some of the uterine lining that built up during the early pregnancy begins to break down and shed. It is important that the pregnancy test levels be followed until negative after any treatment of an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes: She can get pregnant. But polyps do increase the risk of infertility and possibly miscarriage. We usually remove them if we know about them and a woman has been having trouble getting pregnant. In most cases, they do no harm. In your age group, they are rarely cancerous. Research shows they can often fall off on their own. ...Read more
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
Is a hysterectomy after menopause the best answer for hormone therapy if you have uterine fibroids?
It depends: Most fibroids shrink in menopause, even if you are treated with low-dose hormone therapy. If, however, fibroids grow during menopause, that is a red flag for possible trouble. Hysterectomy will be your best bet to rule out the possibility of a cancerous growth, and to prevent further fibroid growth. Furthermore, you can then use estrogen alone which may be safer than estrogen plus progesterone. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Assess your symptoms: More common symptoms of uterine fibroids are: bleeding between periods; heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia); menstrual periods that may last longer than normal; need to urinate more often; pelvic cramping or pain with periods; sensation of fullness or pressure in lower abdomen; pain during intercourse. Pelvic exam may be revealing. Pelvic imaging may be done. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Probably: If the fibroids are outside the uterus and not too large, you should be able to finish childbearing before they are addressed. Best wishes! ...Read more
If the fibroids are located in front of the uterus, will it interfere pregnancy? If not what is the effects of thse fibroids with the baby?
Alter position/deliv: The location of fibroids can have several effects during pregnancy.The fetus can assume an altered position where a feature like the face or body parts will show transient distortions.(smushed appearance, ) it can also prevent the baby from settling in a head or bottom down position & lead to a surgical delivery. ...Read more
What are the pregnancy risks following a myomectomy surgery due to fibroids on top of the uterus or outside the uterus?
3 fibroids found in the anterior wall of the uterus?Will it grow fast? M 26 y/o.Will it interfere pregnancy?And to the fetus if your pregnant?
Cannot predict: There is no way to predict how fast, if at all, the fibroids will grow. Effects on pregnancy depends on how large they are and where in the wall they are located. Your gynecologist can help you monitor them and provide advice regarding any effects on pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iam 29 year old. I have two fibroids in uterus 1cm and 1.9 cm. Am. I am trying for pregnancy since last two years. Am i still get the pregnancy?
My friend had fibroids in uterus, so she had laser treatment to remove those fibroids, this is happen lat year, now she can get pregnancy?
What did her doc: Who removed the fibriods say , that doc is the one who knows her condition and needs to ok it and to make sure any fibroids have not grown back. ...Read more
30 weeks twin pregnancy andt there are two large fibroids of 11.6cm located at the upper part of the uterus. Does this have effect on the twins?
Fibroids pregnant: Twins and large fibroids increase the risk of premature labor. That is the main risk. The fibroids don't directly affect the pregnancy in most cases although there is some risk of pain, bleeding or effects on the placenta. If the fibroids were in the lower area, they could interfere with labor. ...Read more
Ultrasound showed I have enlarged uterus with 12 mm lining. I have no fibroids. Period is due soon. Could enlarged uterus mean early pregnancy symptom?
What causes recurrent chemical pregnancies? I have had three now. The ER found fibroids. My fertility specialist found nothing but a healthy uterus.
A few things: Most recurrent chemical miscarriages are the result of either ovulation problems or just bad luck. A large percentage of eggs and embryos are genetically abnormal and likely to miscarry even if they implant, and this can easily happen 3 times in a row. That being said it is appropriate to see a specialist at this point to rule out all the other potential causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a baby 5 mths ago and during my ppregnancy I had fibroids on my uterus.bleed heavy the first 4mths I bleed heavy this month is light w clots.y?
Increase risk: Fibroids most commonly do not affect pregnancy. However if they are large or on the inside lining of the uterus, they can cause complications such as miscarriage, preterm labor and preterm birth. Sometimes they increase the likelihood of a cesarean section. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"could uterine ligaments stretch to a breaking point, if a uterine fibroid was growing under it during pregnancy?
I had an ultrasound and was diagnosed with a uterine fibroid of 2.4cm. I tested for possible pregnancy and all three test came out positive.
Uterine issues: Pregnancy can coincide with fibroids, although, ultrasound normally is able to reveal pregnancy unless it is way early in the course. Doing serial pregnancy hormone measurements may help determine whether the pregnancy is viable. Doing a repeat ultrasound in a week or two may help see the baby if it was too small at the time of the 1st ultrasound. ...Read more
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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