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Doctor insights on: Uterine Fibroids And Getting Pregnant

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Can i get pregnant after doing uterine fibroid embolization?

Can i get pregnant after doing uterine fibroid embolization?

Pregnancy UAE: Yes, you can get pregnant. Current recommendations are you should not have uae if you want to become pregnant. Several trials have show a slight increase in miscarriages and low birth weight infants. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Having retroverted uterus, a pco, and iregular period can get pregnant?

Having retroverted uterus, a pco, and iregular period can get pregnant?

Probably!: A retroverted uterus is not a problem at all, that's just an old-wive's myth. Pco and irregular cycles are problems that can be managed with a doctor's help. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Can fibroids affect a woman getting pregnant?

Can fibroids affect a woman getting pregnant?

Sometimes: Fibroids may affect conception/pregnancy if they are a size or location that block your fallopian tubes or interfere with sperm travel from your cervix to your fallopian tubes. Submucosal fibroids may prevent implantation and growth of an embryo, so doctors may recommend removing them if you are having trouble getting pregnant. More info: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/uterine-fibroids/ds00078. ...Read more

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Having retroverted uterus how can get pregnant?

Having retroverted uterus how can get pregnant?

No differences!: A retroverted uterus is one that's tilted towards your back, rather than your abdomen; it occurs in 20% of women and does not have symptoms, RARELY associated with discomfort. It can't be prevented and there's no need to treat b/c it won't affect your fertility/ability to continue a pregnancy/have a vaginal delivery. It can only be a problem if caused by past surgeries/endometriosis, otherwise OK. ...Read more

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Can uterine fibroids and/or adenomyosis reoccur after having a hysterectomy?

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 more

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Girlfriend is having uterus and ovary pain during pregnancy?

Girlfriend is having uterus and ovary pain during pregnancy?

Uterus pain: Suspect this is normal for pregnancy in her. She could discuss with her sisters or relatives. Not clear how she knows it is uterus or ovary. Usually cannot tell. ...Read more

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Can you get ovarian cysts and fibroids without ever being sexually active?I heard fibroids cause heavy periods and mine are extremely heavy with clots

Can you get ovarian cysts and fibroids without ever being sexually active?I heard fibroids cause heavy periods and mine are extremely heavy with clots

Yes but: Ovarian cysts & fibroid are both possible without ever being sexually active. But neither are the likely cause of having heavy periods are age 16. At age 16, the far most likely cause is imbalance in hormone levels or a genetic tendency to having heavy periods. A gynecologist can help you figure out the best option for treatment. This can include high-dose ibuprofen, birth control pills or others. ...Read more

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What are pregnancy chances with a scarred cervix and fluid in uterus? On clomid, (clomiphene) reg menses, and ovulation

What are pregnancy chances with a scarred cervix and fluid in uterus? On clomid, (clomiphene) reg menses, and ovulation

What did your doctor: Say as this is not enough info to give an answer as it depends how scarred is the cervix and how much fluid in the uterus and other factors and if u do get preg then u may end up needing a cerclage of the cx if it measures too short due to the scarring which your OB can do an ultrasound to check. ...Read more

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Do you think pelvic pains during period are symptoms of fibroids or endometriosis?

Do you think pelvic pains during period are symptoms of fibroids or endometriosis?

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 more

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Can i still get pregnant when I have myomatous uterus. And submucosal leiomyoma versus an endometrial polyp measuring approximately 1.1x1.5x1.1cm, an?

Can i still get pregnant  when I have myomatous uterus. And submucosal leiomyoma versus an endometrial polyp measuring approximately 1.1x1.5x1.1cm, an?

Fibroids : Many women get pregnant with fibroids. Only rarely do they cause significant fertility problems. Ask your doctor if you are a candidate for a sonohysterogram. This would allow visualization of the mouse to determine if it could easily be removed. Your age of 39 is a bigger risk factor for your fertility than a 1 cm fibroid. ...Read more

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I'm trying to concieve with a bicornuate uterus. What are my chances of getting pregnant?

I'm trying to concieve with a bicornuate uterus. What are my chances of getting pregnant?

Good but...: A bicornuate uterus does not typically keep a woman from getting pregnant; however, it can significantly increase the risks of miscarriage and premature birth. You should discuss these risks and what you may be able to do to minimize them with your physician before getting pregnant. ...Read more

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How will uterine fibroids influence my pregnancy?

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 more

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What are the chances of getting pregnant with one fallopian tube, pcos and endometriosis ?

What are the chances of getting pregnant with one fallopian tube, pcos and endometriosis ?

Possible but harder: Can't give a percentage because there are too many variables for an online format. One tube is probably the biggest roadblock to TTC, suggest you see an OBG or a fertility specialist on the early side. Good wishes. ...Read more

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I have pcos and bulky uterus what are the complications during conception?

I have pcos and bulky uterus what are the complications during conception?

Ovulation Stim: The questions for pcos patients who want to get pregnant is "are you ovulating?" If you are having regular cyclic periods then you probably are. If you are not having periods then you are probably not ovulating. Metformin and Clomid (clomiphene) are common medications given to pcos patients to help with conception. Ask your doctor if you are a candidate for Clomid (clomiphene) ...Read more

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If I have severe bleeding and cramps from uterine fibroids, and early endometriosis will i need to get a hysterectomy?

Not necessarily: It would depend on the size and the locations of the fibroids. Also if you are planning on getting pregnant again. Also, if you have had significant blood loss which is difficult to control, surgery might also be advised. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while having ovarian cysts?

Can you get pregnant while having ovarian cysts?

Yes: Yes, you can get pregant with ovarian cysts as long as you are ovulating (releasing an egg). It is possible that hormonally active cysts (ones that produce hormones) may cause you to not ovulate. This will potentially affect fertility. In this situation, you will not have normal menstrual cycles. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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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


Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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