Doctor insights on:
What Determines If A Uterine Fibroid Can Be Removed Laparoscopic
Can a calcified fibroid be removed by hysteroscopic myomectmy? Is it harder to remove then a regular fibroid?
Yes it can: A calcified fibroid can be more dense and hard than other fibroids. If the fibroid is inside the lining of the uterus then a hysteroscopic myomectomy is possible. There is a great procedure called myosure which makes this a fairly easy procedure in experienced hands. In this picture c and d would be perfect for a myosure. ...Read more
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
Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?
2 weeks: Usually almost full recovery in 2 weeks. Some people feel great after 5 days. Kind of unpredictable. But most activities can be resumed after about 7-10 days. ...Read more
No. Depends.: Depends on ovary cyst size, character (slmple vs. Complex), and how much this bugs you. Sometimes just the cyst can be removed. Sometimes taking medicine like birth control pills can tell your ovaries to stop making cysts. So it depends on many factors for you and what else may be going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can an anterior, subserosal fibroid turn into a submucosal fibroid? Are subserosal fibroids linked to miscarriage? Is there a certain size they need to reach before causing a problem?
I have a small ovarian dermoid cyst that needs to be removed laprascopically. As a mother of 2 babies, what is the recovery time for this procedure?
A few days: If all goes well, you should be able to do your usual functions in 2-3 days. Do discuss the matter with your doctor so that s/he may advice about avoiding some activities that may be in your routine, for a few days more. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Should uterine fibroids (sizes 1.2 to 1.8cm) be removed? What is the procedure to remove these fibroids? After removal, will they reappear again?
Maybe: Small fibroids that are causing problems due to bleeding are very easily and well treated using uterine fibroid embolization (ufe). This is a minimally invasive procedure done by an interventional radiologist.You can find information at www.Ask4ufe.Com or www.Sirweb.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your doctor will exp: I am sure your doctor would be happy to explain. Surgical removal means an operation to remove the polyp. There are two types of operation: open surgery or laparoscopic surgery(this one is a mini operation with smaller cuts as compared to open surgery which is a bigger cut). But talk it over with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to get pregnant with an 0.8cm anterior intramural fibroid? And if removed will there be an effect?
What is considered (in measurements)a very large ovarian cyst that needs to be removed in surgery if pregnant?
>5 cm.: Any adnexal cyst over two inches in diameter can twist, rupture, or leak causing acute abdominopelvic pain and preterm labor or pregnancy loss. Talk with a maternal-fetal medicine specialist to determine if you should grave this laparoscopically respected between 16-20 weeks (safest window). ...Read more
Recurring fluid in uterus. Had open myomectomy to remove large fibroid 2 years ago could this be the cause?
Does the ovary needs to be removed if there is aserous cystadenoma overian cyst.Ana what procedure?
Assess your symptoms: More common symptoms of uterine fibroids are: bleeding between periods; heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia); menstrual periods that may last longer than normal; need to urinate more often; pelvic cramping or pain with periods; sensation of fullness or pressure in lower abdomen; pain during intercourse. Pelvic exam may be revealing. Pelvic imaging may be done. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Generally 1-2 weeks: After removing fibroids, having intercouse will not cause any problems, but often it is normal for it to be painful for at least 1-2 weeks. I tell my patients to wait at least a week, but if it is painful, to back off until the pain goes away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How are uterine fibroids removed?
- Can fibroids be removed?
- Can uterine fibroids cause bleeding?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Can uterine fibroids cause anemia?
- Can uterine fibroids cause bloating?
- Can you feel uterine fibroids?
- Can uterine fibroids cause pain?
- Talk to a gynecologist online for free