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Want to know about fibroid in utrus?

Want to know about fibroid in utrus?

No symptom No treat: 25-50% women develop benign uterine fibroid (muscle) tumors. If you don't have symptoms (heavy periods, pain) then no intervention is needed. If you do then many options exist to help improve them: myomectomy, hysterectomy (laparoscopic), uterine artery ablation, and hysteroscopic myomectomy. ...Read more

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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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What are fibroids in the uterus?

Benign tumors: Uterine fibroids are benign muscle tumors of the uterine wall. They are 99.9% benign. They are quite common. Their cause is unknown. They are dependent on estrogen and shrink after menopause. They can cause problems based on size, bleeding, pain, or any combination of the 3. There may be no symptoms at all. There is no medication for them. Treatment is not usually necessary if small. ...Read more

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I have a fibroid in utrus can it give me pain in pelvic area and up into back of ribs ?

I have a fibroid in utrus can it give me pain in pelvic area and up into back of  ribs ?

Yes.: Fibroids can sometimes produce pain which is variable in nature. Back pain is less likely than pelvic pain, but still possible. ...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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What are the symptoms of fibroids in uterus?

Bleeding and pain: Most fibroids that cause symptoms do so via abnormal bleeding patterns (heavy, irregular) or bulk pressure symptoms due to their shear size (i.e. Pressure on bladder or bowel). ...Read more

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Fibroid tumors in the uterus are they calcifications?

Can be: Calcifications in the uterus aren't anything to worry about. They are common as fibroids shrink as a women gets into menopause. ...Read more

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Calcified fibroid tumors in uterus, is it necessary to biopsy?

Not usually: 50% of women have uterine fibroids by the age of 35. It is not necessary to perform a biopsy, and that is rarely done. If there is concern for cancer, the fibroid and/or uterus can be removed. ...Read more

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Would a 2cm fibroid cause uterus to be enlarged ?

Minimal: A 2 centimeter cyst has a volume less than 5 cubic centimeters. When compared to the average uterine volume of about 60 to 80 cubic centimeters, a 2 centimeter fibroid would not result in a significant increase in the size of the uterus. However, over time a fibroid can result in a dramatic change in the size of a uterus due to its continual growth. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's dangerous to leave a big fibroid in uterus?

Please advise if it's dangerous to leave a big fibroid in uterus?

Maybe: Fibroids often continue to grow until menopause. We used to think that only 1 in 1000's became cancerous, but we now think it is closer to one in 350. Fibroids can grow so large that they obstruct the flow from your kidneys or blood returning from your legs. Depending on size and your situation, fibroids may be removed through an open procedure or a roboticly . www.drschapirointhenews.com ...Read more

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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


Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more