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What is a benign fibroid adanoma?

What is a benign fibroid adanoma?

Benign breast tumor: A benign fibroadenoma is the most common breast tumor and is more common in women <30 years of age. It is a solitary, solid, mobile mass with well-defined edges, and the size may vary with your menstrual cycle. A fine needle biopsy confirms the benign nature, and treatment is usually surgical excision. ...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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How do you know a uteran fibroid is benign?

How do you know a uteran fibroid is benign?

Leiomyosarcoma: 1 per 1, 000 fibroids (leiomyoma) are malignant (which is called leiomyosarcoma). Growth of a fibroid after menopause may be a sign of malignancy. The only way to know if the fibroid is malignant is to do a biopsy. ...Read more

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(question got cut off) new 1.1cm intramural fibroid, told repeat u/s in 4 months. Why is this important since fibroids r so common & a benign finding?

Fibroids: I am not sure why you were suggested to have ultrasound repeated. I would assume that there may have been either incomplete visualization or the radiologist wanted to make sure it is not something else. Talk to the ordering doc and ask him that question. He may contact the radiologist and ask him directly. ...Read more

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What can be a cause for fibroids on the ovaries? They are benign but have severe pain

What can be a cause for fibroids on the ovaries? They are benign but have severe pain

Ovarian fibroids?: The ovary never has fibroid growths within its borders. The fibroid might be on a pedicle next door to the ovary but not inside it. The ovary might have a fibrous cyst or fibroma which is a solid growth within the ovary. If the pain is that severe, it bears evaluation via laparoscopy and possible removal. by a GYN MD. ...Read more

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How can a doc lookin at TVUS differentiate beningn masses from non-beningn?i was diagnosed with a fibroid 2cm in the making.can i be sure im safe?help

Appearance: The appearance of fibroids on ultrasound is very classic. They are quite easy to diagnose. The only ominous thing a fibroid could be is a sarcoma of the uterus----very rare. Typically uterine sarcomas present with heavy periods, but sometimes they don't cause bleeding. They are SO rare, however, that not worth risk of biopsy of the uterus. Talk to your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more

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On Dec. 9th I got a biopsy done to see if I had endometriosis and it was benign and I have a fibroid that's 6cm. A week later on Dec. 16th I started my cycle which usually last 5 days but now for the first time my cycle has been on for 13 days. Is this no

On Dec. 9th I got a biopsy done to see if I had endometriosis and it was benign and I have a fibroid that's 6cm. A week later on Dec. 16th I started my cycle which usually last 5 days but now for the first time my cycle has been on for 13 days. Is this no

Biopsy: If you had an endometrial biopsy, the biopsy itself could increase your bleeding. Also, depending on the location of your fibroid, it could also increased or irregular bleeding. I recommend keeping a menstrual diary and then sharing it with your health-care-provider after 3 to 6 months. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap! ...Read more

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Had benign fibroids removed along w a total hysterec. 15 yrs ago. Pathology normal, haven't had any gyn. Checkups since. Any reason to go for checks?

Had benign fibroids removed along w a total hysterec. 15 yrs ago. Pathology normal, haven't had any gyn. Checkups since. Any reason to go for checks?

Gyn annual: As a women's health specialist, we recommend a gyn annual exam. A general physical exam, clinical breast exam, pelvic and rectal exam are an important part of preventative health care and early disease detection. ...Read more

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If I have fibroids can that be from a malignant tumor and not a benign tumor?

If I have fibroids can that be from a malignant tumor and not a benign tumor?

Fibroids: A uterine fibroid is the most common benign (not cancerous) tumor of a woman's uterus (womb). Fibroids are tumors of the smooth muscle that is normally found in the wall of the uterus. They can develop within the uterine wall itself or attach to it. They may grow as a single tumor or in clusters. Uterine fibroids can cause excessive menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, and frequent urination. ...Read more

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Going through menopause. T-vag says endo stripe is 0.4 cm, small post.Uterin fibroid 0.9cm, some benign nabothian cysts in cervix. Anything worrisome?

Going through menopause. T-vag says endo stripe is 0.4 cm, small post.Uterin fibroid 0.9cm, some benign nabothian cysts in cervix. Anything worrisome?

No worries.: A small uterine fibroid is usually asymptomatic and is not dangerous. A fibroid will usually shrink after menopause from decreasing estrogen levels. Your endometrial stripe is also normal. Nabothian cysts are also normal . None of these findings pose any risk to your health. ...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