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Why do I have endometrial hyperplasia?

Why do I have endometrial hyperplasia?

Estrogen excess: Endometrial hyperplasia commonly stems from estrogen excess. Excess estrogen usually comes from excessive fat tissue in our own bodies or from long periods of anovulation (skipping periods). ...Read more

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What to do if I have endometrial hyperplasia, I had my "?

What to do if I have endometrial hyperplasia, I had my "?

Missing issue: It seems your question got cut off. As to hyperplasia it depends on whether it is simple or complex and if there is atypia (weird cells). What type dictates the next step in treatment options. ...Read more

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How do I tell if I have uterine fibroids?

How do I tell if I have uterine fibroids?

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 more

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During sex I bleed I have an ovarian cyst what cause that.And how do you know you have ovarian cancer?

During sex I bleed I have an ovarian cyst what cause that.And how do you know you have ovarian cancer?

See doctor: It is not feasible to know why you bleed during sex, without examining you. You should see a gynecologist to address the issues you raised as this forum may not be appropriate for your concerns. ...Read more

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What can I do and not do if I have benign prostatic hyperplasia?

What can I do and not do if I have benign prostatic hyperplasia?

For BPH,: ...The most important thing to do is to work with a urologist to assess your symptoms & level of urinary bother. If you have no symptoms or bother, there is little that must be done. If you have significant bother or complications from bph, treatment with medication or even surgery is indicated. You should also minimize things that worsen symptoms, such as caffeine and late night fluid intake. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with submucosal fibroids . Have serious bleeding and clotting. I want to know what to expect if i do not treat the fibroids.

I have been diagnosed with submucosal fibroids . Have serious bleeding and clotting. I want to know what to expect if i do not treat the fibroids.

More bleeding: is possible. Sub mucosal fibroids can be troublesome. They may bleed and cause anemia. This could require more treatment. Of course it is possible it won't do anything. That is the chance you take by not getting treatment of these fibroids. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have adenomyosis w/ fibroids?

What should I do if I have adenomyosis w/ fibroids?

Surgery if Symptoms: No medication permanently shrinks fibroid tumors, nor adenomyosis. If you have symptoms options exist to help improve them: birth control pills or Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud may lessen period bleeding and cramps. Hysterectomy (fibroid uterus removal), preferably laparoscopic or vaginal routes, best choice if family complete. ...Read more

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Sbould I worry about fibroid cysts? I was told I have them and they cause heavier periods

Maybe: Fibroids are only a problem if they cause symptoms. If not, there is nothing to worry about as over 99.9% are not cancerous. Common symptoms are pressure on bladder or rectum, pain with sex, heavy and/or painful periods. Sometimes the symptoms can be treated medically. When that is ineffective, surgery is often helpful. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have ovarian cancer?

How do I know if I have ovarian cancer?

Not easy: There are no specific symptoms of ovarian cancer, especially early ovarian cancer. The symptoms are usually vague fullness, gas, pelvic discomfort or pain, urinary symptoms etc. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovarian-cancer/ds00293. ...Read more

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What will I do if I have polysistic ovaries?

What will I do if I have polysistic ovaries?

Lots of info: The counseling for a young women with pcos takes more than than can be answered here. If you're not getting enough info from your doctor, find a different doctor that can answer this for you completely. You should leave your visit satisfied that you know what is going on. Usually birth control pills & attention to keeping weight controlled are common measures that need to be taken. But it depends. ...Read more

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I was told I have a pelvic mass do too fibroids what can I expect?

Unpredictable: First of all it is unusual to get a first time diagnosis of fibroids at age 50 unless they are very small. They really should not be large and growing at that age. That would slightly increase the risk of cancer. But fibroids may cause no symptoms, or they may cause pain, bleeding, constipation, etc. Depends on number, size and location. ...Read more

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How do I know that I have fibroids?

Exam or ultrasound: Many women develop fibroids as they age, but often there are no symptoms. If the fibroids are large, there can be heavy or irregular bleeding, or even difficulty with urination or constipation. Most can be felt on a routine gyn exam. An ultrasound can detect almost all fibroids, including ones on the inside of your uterus. ...Read more

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I think I have polycystic ovarian syndrome so who do I see?

I think I have polycystic ovarian syndrome so who do I see?

Primary care: I always recommend seeing your primary care first to validate your concerns. If he/she truly feel that there is a problem, he/she can treat you or send you to the appropriate specialist.S: obgyn, women's health, endocrinologists... ...Read more

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What options do I have if adenomyosis?

What options do I have if adenomyosis?

Hysterectomy: Only way to effectively treat adenomyosis is hysterectomy. Ablation can help with heavy periods but not cramps. ...Read more

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If I have endometroisis, do I have everything removed with my hysterotomy?

If I have endometroisis, do I have everything removed with my hysterotomy?

If your doctor: Has recommended a hysterectomy due to pelvic pain and endometriosis it is possible that they will also recommend removing your ovaries. I would recommend asking this questions to your gynecologic surgeon at your next visit. ...Read more

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How do I know for sure that I have fibroids?

How do I know for sure that I have fibroids?

Pelvic ultrasound: If you are thin, and your fibroids are large enough, then your physician may be fairly sure after an exam that a woman has fibroids. However, the best test to confirm that fibroids are present is a pelvic ultrasound. Sometimes MRI is performed to determine the exact number, size and position of fibroids if uterine surgery is planned. Fibroids can also be diagnosed during surgery. ...Read more

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I have a 4 CM endometrial polyp what should I do next?

Removal: That is quite a large polyp. Are you sure it's cm and not mm? ...Read more

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I am 16 and have really bad pelvic pain since i was 12 what should I do I also have irregular periods how do I tell mom what would gyno do about this?

I am 16 and have really bad pelvic pain since i was 12 what should I do I also have irregular periods how do I tell mom what would gyno do about this?

See OB/GYN: Your profile states you're 43 years old, and then your question states you're 16 years old. So that leaves a question as to which doctor you should be seeing. If you're 16 years old, you should be seeing your pediatrician to discuss this. Having pelvic pain for four years is not normal. This has to be evaluated further along with your irregular periods. Until a complete gynecological, pelvic, and abdominal exams are done, it's difficult to determine a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have told my friends What to do if I have adenoid cystic carcinoma but every time I tell them,they get scared.why ?

What to do if I have told my friends What to do if I have adenoid cystic carcinoma but every time I tell them,they get scared.why ?

Slow growing: adenoid cystic Ca is a rare usually slow growing cancer that predominates in the salivary glands of the head and neck. While survival is very good even with mets, its best to have the lesion removed before it spreads. It is not contagious and friends should be told that it has already been removed and can not be spread by contact. ...Read more