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Types Fibroids Treated
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Discuss pain with MD: Fibroids should only be treated if they are causing significant symptoms. If the pain is only once and a while and is manageable it doesn't warrant treatment. However, you should discuss these symptoms with your doctor to make sure that the pain is due to fibroids. This is usually done with a thorough history (about the pain), physical exam, and a pelvic ultrasound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Just got diagnosed with a small anterior fibroid, I've been told i have to go back for some type of endometrius test. What is that?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends?: Fibroids are benign tumors of the utering wall. If you mean, blood coming out from the urethra ("pee hole"), the answer would be a qualified, no. If you mean, that when you go urinate and perhaps strain a bit to urinate and then blood flows from the vagina, then, yes, fibroids could be a cause. I would take vaginal bleeding or urethral bleeding seriously and get examined and get an answer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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