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What Is The Relationship Between Uterine Fibroid Tumors And Anemia In Women
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
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
Heavy menses: Fibroids typically cause anemia by causing heavy menstrual cycles, with or without cramping. Not all fibroids cause this. Depending on the size and number of the fibroids and your future fertility plans, your doctor can help you plan what therapies are best for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Gyn doctors , what is phytosoy and what role does it play in women in 30's with uterine fibroids tumors?Can taking pills with soy make tumor bigger?
Phytoestrogens : I think what you are referring to is phytoestrogens which are found in soy products. It appears to have some effect on tissue modulated by normal estrogen like uterus etc. I am not certain if there is any evidence that implicates phytoestrogen in uterine fibroid formation. However, excessive consumption of soy products can cause heavier menustration in some women. ...Read more
Uncontrolled growth: The smooth muscle that makes up the wall of the uterus begins to grow in an uncontrolled fashion. The separation of a benign tumor (fibroid or leiomyoma) from a malignant tumor (leiomyosarcoma) is the degree of growth, increased growth, and presence of tumor death (necrosis). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Surgery if necessay: Uterine fibroids common. When the grow and exend t above umbilicus with active bleeding formal laparotomy with hystere3ctoy may be needed. Otherwise if small laparoscopy can be used. Alternative treatments include cryosurgery, fibroid embolization, magnetic Resonancde Guided Fibroid ultrasound and at times fibroid myomectomy ...Read more
Phytoestrogens : Estrogens derived from plants, like any Estrogens will produce growth of fibroids. Lemon grass has antiestrogenic effect and it may shrink them if not too large. ...Read more
I need a hysterectomy and have no health insurance is there a way? I am 48 with cycts, fibroids, a tumor, and a enlarged uterus all needs to go
42yr old female diagnosed w/ 1 ant. Submucosal uterine fibroid protruding into lower uterine cavity & multiple post. Uterine polyps. What trtmt optns?
Are there ways to prevent tumors and fibroids in the uterus? My mother has them, and we are worried that i will get them too.
No: You cannot "stop" them, but be examined for them and they can be medically or surgically treated. ...Read more
As many as 40%: At autopsy, as many as 40% of women have evidence of fibroids. Fibroids are usually benign tumors of the uterus that are not symptomatic. Sometimes fibroids can be painful, cause heavy bleeding, miscarriage, preterm labor, problems voiding or constipation. Fast growing fibroids need to be monitored closely and may necessitate surgery. Certain ethnicities have higher prevalence of fibroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids. Being that estrogen makes them grow, is it safe to take vitamins specific for women which has estrogen?
Fibroids: Uterine fibroids don't always cause problems during a pregnancy. It depends upon how many fibroids there are, where they are, and how large the fibroids are. A term delivery is certainly possible, but large uterine fibroids can increase the risk of premature delivery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 34 yrs old female with uterine fibroids. I have a five yr old daughter. What precautions I have to take in case i go for second baby?
I had blood work done ,no thyroids or any illness accept for urine Fibroids and Anemia .my hair has been thinning out .What could be the cause then?
Fibroids, anemia: Hair changes (thinning, brittle, or even loss of hair) common with significant anemia one can get from fibroids. Interestingly, this is completely reversible once the anemia is treated. Other signs of anemia include being tired/weak, lightheaded/dizzy, palpitations, migraine-like headaches, and chewing/craving ice. Get your hemoglobin and iron levels checked. May need to get fibroids treated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My hb is 8.9 due to fibroids & anemia.I was @ the hosp for check up last wk. I've noticed right leg is retaining h20 near the ankle.What's the cause?
Dr .Is dieting safe if one has anemia due to fibroids bleeding ? I'm trying to loose weight that i've gained , i suspect estrogen to be the cause.
Excess estrogen?: Despite health issues, a change in diet that reduces starch, sugars, and excess fatty foods should not cause harm. I hope you are getting medical help for your fibroids. If they are causing anemia, then something should be done about them. Ask your doc to test your Progesterone level and if it's low take Progesterone (not medroxyprogesterone) 100 mg @ bedtime day 12-25 of your cycle. ...Read more
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