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What Causes Fibroids To Grow Rapidly
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
If you stop smoking, can that confuse cell growth and go into overdrive causing cancerous cells to grow?
Not likely: Quitting smoking is one of the healthiest things you can do, and lowers your risk of cancer. Tobacco has 50 (fifty!) known carcinogens, plus carbon monoxide. So there's no safe level. But, some cells that grow and work better when you stop, such as the lining of your windpipe (cilia). In very rare cases, cancer is found after quitting, but it probably was there earlier, or, due to secondhand smoke. ...Read more
In 2011, my uterus 14.8x10.5x10.5cm. Fibroid 2.1x6.6x7.9cm. What are some treatments for fibroids? Or some ways to shrink them?
The walls that: normally would contain them not completing but nothing you could have prevented ...Read more
Sequential mutations: series of gene changes usually beginning with p53 giving immortality to the cell. Then genes induce oncofetal proteins which function to allow fetus to mature and then turn off. Post translational modifications in the proteins of these genes which have been demethylated by virus or carcinogen lead to cells producing the cancer protein and then phenotypically change to the malignancy. ...Read more
Multifactorial: Fibroids are non-cancerous muscle tumors of the uterus. They develop because of a mutation in a uterine muscle cell that causes that cell to lose control of its growth. They are very common in some ethnic groups, and present in women of all backgrounds. They can cause heavy bleeding, pain, infertility, and pregnancy complications, or may cause no problems at all, depending on where they are. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They are not related: Fibroids are usually benign muscle tumors that are somewhat genetically controlled and can be found in members of families. Polycystic ovarian syndrome is also a genetic disorder but this is one where there is higher levels of male hormones, Insulin resistance, and abnormal ovulation. Despite the fact that these are both genetic in origin they are not related genetically as far as we know. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Aging and...: The biggest factor is aging, but ultraviolet light (sunlight, tanning boothes) and smoking are big factors as well. Some medical diseases such as diabetes, and some medications, such as steroids can also lead to increasing cataracts. More info: cataract surgery michigan. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
What are different ways to stimulate the pituitary gland or increase growth hormone to grow taller?
Depends: If a kid is truly growth hormone deficient by test, artificial hormone can return them to a normal growth rate. Those who are just behind, but growing at a normal rate, could speed things up with hormone injections, but would not grow taller than they would have naturally.If they are growing normally, a balanced diet, rest and exercise permit normal growth. No diet or supplements boost the final. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can happen on its: If it is growing in size over a period of a couple of months, then it needs to be tested further . This will require examination and further testing by your gynecologist. What causes cancer to develop is unknown....It is an accident of nature.. Just like so many other medical diseases. ...Read more
If a growth hormone issue causes female to suddenly grow inches taller after age 35 wouldn't other changes occur too? What kinds of things might u see
Read abnormal pituitary function can cause 30-something to grow taller. What causes that-Acromegaly? Other? Shouldn't bones be long fused by this age?
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