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How are fibroids treated?

How are fibroids treated?

Different treatment: Surgical removal, watchfull waiting, if small and asymptomatic hormonal treatment, to control the bleeding non-steroidal anti inflammatory medication like ibuprofen. To control the pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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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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How are conjunctival tumors treated?

How are conjunctival tumors treated?

Conjunctival tumors: Tumors of the conjunctiva, like those elsewhere, can be benign or malignant. If benign, and large or unsightly, then simple excision is done. If malignant and primary excision is done and may be followed with chemo or radiation. If metastatic, than the source tumor must be sought and treated. ...Read more

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How are choroidal tumors treated?

How are choroidal tumors treated?

Depends: Treatment really depends on the size of the tumor. For medium sized tumors, for example, a standard treatment is to use brachytherapy (short acting radiation) in the form of an eye plaque. This type of treatment allows the eye to be spared from being removed (enucleation). ...Read more

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Can uterine fibroids be cured with homeopathy?

Can uterine fibroids be cured with homeopathy?

Not very likely: Uterine fibroids are benign growths of the muscle wall of the uterus. They have no known cause and no known cure short of removing the uterus (hysterectomy). No medications have been shown to eliminate them. They can regrow after haveing been surgically removed from the uterus. Allopathic and homeopatic remedies have not been shown to have any lasting effects. ...Read more

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Are other treatments being developed for uterine fibroids?

Are other treatments being developed for uterine fibroids?

Yes: Newer medications called selective estrogen modulators and selective Progesterone modulators (serms and sprms) are revelaing interesting information that may provide another treatment for fibroids. As such, these medical treatments won't cure fibrooids, but may help alleviate the symptoms such as bleeding and be a useful pre-operative tool. ...Read more

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What types of fibroids can be treated with the exablate 2000?

What types of fibroids can be treated with the exablate 2000?

There is no max size: But fibroids <10 cm are a general cut off. Also patients with less than 5 fibroids, no adenomyosis are good candidates to. Fibroids that can be resected hysteroscopically or that are calcified are typically not recommended for exablate which uses focused us energy to create thermal destruction of the tissue destroying the blood supply feeding the fibroid. ...Read more

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How many types of uterine fibroids are there?

How many types of uterine fibroids are there?

4: There are 4 basic types of uterine fibroids: intramural (within the wall of the uterus) subserosal (underneath the outside surface) submucosal (underneath the lining of the uterus) cervical (located in the wall of the cervix) there are also sub-categories assigned as well, but all based primarily on location. Please see the graphic attached. ...Read more

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How can uterine cancer be treated with alternative medicine?

How can uterine cancer be treated with alternative medicine?

Complimentary med: Your cancer cannot be treated by alternative medicine. Unless the tumour is removed and all routes of metastasis are removed. Herbs and plants can provide palliative therapy. But they are not toxic enough to treat a tumour. Otherwise they will kill good tissue. ...Read more

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How are skin tumors typically treated?

How are skin tumors typically treated?

Surgical Removal: Skin tumors are usually removed by surgical excision with or without stitching afterwards. ...Read more

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Leukemia and lymphoma are successfully treated?

Leukemia and lymphoma are successfully treated?

Yes! Absolutely!: Childhood leukemia and lymphoma, for the most part, are very treatable diseases. Certain subgroups of patients have exceptional outcomes. But some don't. So it would depend on the specific type of leukemia/lymphoma. ...Read more

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Could multiple myeloma be treated and cured?

Could multiple myeloma be treated and cured?

Yes: Multiple myeloma can certainly be treated. There a variety of new drugs available. We are likely curing some myeloma patients, but we don't necessarilyl know who these peopple are when we start treatment. Check out the #mmsm tweetchat including an upcoming topic of myeloma cure. ...Read more

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How are brain tumors treated?

How are brain tumors treated?

Tough area: Some brain tumors are benign (most meningiomas), but others are far more difficult (gliomas and secondary cancers). Treatment varies, but includes surgery, radiation, gamma knife, and occasional chemotherapy. If the situation becomes complex, additional interventions such as various medications, and shunts may be employed. ...Read more

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Can fibroid tumors cause anemia?

Fibroids: Yes, fibroid tumors very commonly cause heavy bleeding and anemia, which can be offset by taking iron and folic acid. ...Read more

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Cervical cancer treatment: how many are they?

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Cervical cancer treatment: how many are they?

Cervical ca Rx: The 3 mainstays of Rx for cervical cancer: Surgery, Radiation Oncology and Chemotherapy. Some ladies only need surgery while others need all three treatment modalities. ...Read more

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Can bladder dyssengia be cured? What are treatments

Can bladder dyssengia be cured? What are treatments

Botulinum A toxin: injections or surgery for this abnormal bladder muscle function usually due to some neurological abnormality such as multiple sclerosis, but i don't know if kegels exersizes would help , see a good urologist who specializes in this . ...Read more

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How are cysts treated in women?

How are cysts treated in women?

Ovarian cysts?: You do not specify, but ovarian cysts in women are very common and so are usually watched unless they get unusually large or cause pain. Cysts that do not resolve, or get larger than around 6-8 c.M. Very often need to be removed surgically. ...Read more

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How are precancerous conditions of the cervix treated?

How are precancerous conditions of the cervix treated?

Several ways: It is important to realize that not all precancerous conditions of the cervix require specific treatment. The immune system of young people can clear the lesion and it can be monitors to assure this happening. If treatment is necessary, there are several methods of removal, including laser, leep conization, and cryotherapy. ...Read more

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How are surgical adhesions treated?

How are surgical adhesions treated?

Excision: Adhesions may be separated or lysed as well as excised and removed. For abdominal cavity adhesions, frequently this can be done with laparoscopy or robotic assisted surgery. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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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)

Benign tumors made of muscular and fibrous tissues that typically develop in the ...Read more