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Will Exercising Help To Flatten Your Stomach With Fibroids
Remove fibroid: If your abdomen is large from the fibroid, that fibroid should probably be removed. You may have options, or it may be so big already that you can only have an open surgery. You may be a candidate for robotic surgery. If you want to have children in the future, just have the fibroid removed. If not, , consider a hysterectomy so you are not in this position again. ...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
Uterus. Gut, bladder: Fibroids are benign muscular tumors within the female uterus. Most common symptoms are pain and abnormal vaginal bleeding. If large enough, they could impact on adjacent organs, specifically the colon (large intestine) causing bowel symptoms, or urinary bladder, causing urinary symptoms, or ovaries. The problem can be anything from causing no symptoms at all to requiring surgical procedures. ...Read more
No: You cannot do anything to fibroids with regular exercises, except in very unusual situations. ...Read more
No: That is definitely not true, only some do. ...Read more
No: Fibroids can grow into the uterine cavity (intraluminal), under the inner lining of the uterine cavity (submucosal), in the wall of the uterus (intramural), under the outer lining of the uterus (subserosal) or pedunculated. The subserosal and pedunculated varieties are the ones that stick out. They can grow back towards your spine or front towards your belly. ...Read more
I have mulitple fibroids now, in 2003 I had an abdominal myomectomy to remove a fibroid. I have no children yet, what are my options?
Myomectomy, UAE. ..: Your options depend on how big and where your fibroids are. You may not need to do anything. Many fibroids do not interfere with conception or pregnancy, but some do. Talk to your doctor. You may be a candidate for a robotic myomectomy or a hysteroscopic myomectomy, either of which might be an easier recovery than the surgery you had in 2003. ...Read more
Fullness in abdomen, with rectal and bladder pressure for past three months fibroids, what to do?
See fibroid MD: Fibroids are benign tumors of the uterus that are hard/firm. They can press on adjacent structures to cause the symptoms that you are experiencing but this needs to be confirmed by physical exam and imaging (usually ultrasound but more precisely with MRI). Because these symptoms are non-specific and may or may not be fibroid related need to see fibroid expert to discuss/evaluate. ...Read more
Fullness in abdomen, with rectal and bladder pressure for past three months fibroids, should I be concerned?
Large fibroids: Yes you should be concerned and make a visit to a gyn physician asap. Usually symptomatic fibroids require expect evaluation to determine the best course of treatment. If your are the reproductive age and desirous of pregnancy, treatment approach is different compared to a woman who has completed her family. ...Read more
I have random pains in my abdomen that gets worse when on my cycle. I have been told I have if fibroids or a cyst? What could it be?
Pain: There are many reasons for pelvic pain. A simple ultrasound test can show if you have fibroids. These benign growths on the uterus can cause pain, but they usually don't. Ovarian cysts are quite common, and usually resolve by themselves over a matter of weeks to months. There could be many other reasons for the pain you are having. You need to have a good gynecological exam and a doc to talk to. ...Read more
Usg abdomen showing hypoechoic lesion in utres. Is it malignant lesion or may leads to fibroid? Please send me answer
See below: It is unlikely for a patient in your age group to have a uterine malignancy. It could be a fibroid or a polyp. Sometimes your doctor will recommend a special ultrasound test called a sonohysterogram where they instill a tiny amount of saline in the uterus. The other way to look is called a hysteroscopy where we look inside the uterus with a camera. I'm sure your doctor will help you determine. ...Read more
Obgyn suggest a scope through stomach to see why I hurt so bad. He says fibroid shouldn't cause bad pain. What can this find?
Scope abdomen: It would be wise to follow your gyn doctor's advice, to find out what your problem is that is causing all your pain. When you get the diagnosis of what is causing the pain then you can obtain proper treatment to get well and over the pain. ...Read more
My wife have fibroid 5.3cm & pregnant 19weeks. She felt pain at right abdomen for 2days, now the pain move to gall bladder area. Can fibroid move??
What are the dangers of inducing labour at 36 weeks, but having abdominal pains due to fibroids. Can't stand the p ains now.
Fibroid pain?: Fibroid tumors can produce heavy bleeding, but only rarely pain. At 36 weeks plus, your pregnancy is lower in the uterus, and may be causing some contractions or pressing on nerves near the spine. Fibroids may be present, but do not usually cause discomfort. Consult with your ob provider to see if there is early dilation of the cervix. ...Read more
Either: Both can cause pain in that area. A physical exam is needed. ...Read more
What causes periumbilical pain & numbness 1 week post abdominal hysterectomy for very large fibroid?
Is it true that fibroids can cause gassiness and abdominal/bladder pressure? Does the size of it matter regarding symptoms?
They can: Fibroids can cause the symptoms you describe but so do other things. You should get this checked out if this persists. Fibroids are hard/firm tumors of the uterus which can be asymptomatic but if they cause symptoms they do so based on location in uterus. Those along the lining cause heavy periods, those in front can cause bladder symptoms and those in back can cause constipation, low back pain. ...Read more
My stomach don't feel correct n my vaginal have some liquid discharge with some blood n I have 5m fibroid. What should I do? Thanks
Fibroid: Contact your ob/gyn doctor for appointment to examine. ...Read more
I have some tracts of lupus & have fibroid 9cm. Been having some stomach issue with some food. Is endoscopy needed and a good thing to do?
Not enough info: No one could tell you one way or the other based on the scanty info you provided. Ask your own doctor that question. ...Read more