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How to treat large abdomen due to fibroid?

How to treat large abdomen due to fibroid?

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

Dr. James Lin
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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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I’m having abdominal pains. Where are fibroids and what organs are they interfering with?

I’m having abdominal pains. Where are fibroids and what organs are they interfering with?

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

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Can fibroids cause abdominal soreness?

Can fibroids cause abdominal soreness?

If they are: Large enough, yes. It can outgrow its blood supply and become necrotic. If you have lower abdominal pain and large fibroids, you should see your gyn. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if all fibroids grow out to protrude your stomach?

Can you tell me if all fibroids grow out to protrude your stomach?

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

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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?

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

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When pressing my lower part of my abdomen I feel pain, it is because of fibroids?

When pressing my lower part of my abdomen I feel pain, it is because of fibroids?

Multiple causes: Lower abdominal tenderness can be related to fibroids, ovarian, appendix, bladder related, diverticulosis. You should get it evaluated if it's bothering you. ...Read more

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Does fibroid move in the stomach?

NO: Fibroids are usually in the uterus, not the stomach. There can be stromal tumors in the GI tract - we tend not to call them fibroids. Regardless they don't move per se. ...Read more

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How to reduce fibroids in stomach?

How to reduce fibroids in stomach?

Confused?: Fibroids are a phenomenon of the uterus, not the stomach. Am I missing something with your question? ...Read more

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I have my fibroids removed about four weeks ago is it OK that I lay on my stomach?

I have my fibroids removed about four weeks ago is it OK that I lay on my stomach?

Call your surgeon: It is probably OK, being four weeks out, but you should consultyour surgeon whenever you have questions about the surgery itself or its recovery. Good luck. ...Read more

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Fullness in abdomen, with rectal and bladder pressure for past three months fibroids, what to do?

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

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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

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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?

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

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It is 5wks after an abdominal myomectomy for the removal of 7 fibroids and I am still bleeding. Is this normal?

Yes: A myomectomy causes scarring and contraction of the uterus that can lead to abnormal bleeding for up to 12 weeks after surgery, especially if some of the fibroids were into the cavity of the uterus. If heavy, see your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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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

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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??

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??

No it does not: The pain moving most likely is because it is different kind of pain. pregnancy associated with a lot of gallbladder problem. Your wife might be experiencing a gallbladder attack. See your physician, for proper evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Weisman
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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


Dr. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

Abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman’s uterus. It is unclear why fibroids develop, but hormones and family history may influence their formation. Approximately 70% to 80% of women aged 50 ...Read more