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Can you describe symptoms of uterus infection after fibroid removal surgery? I had the surgery 6 months ago, now have bleeding between periods

Can you describe symptoms of uterus infection after fibroid removal surgery? I had the surgery 6 months ago, now have bleeding between periods

Unlikely infection: If you had this 6 mos ago infection would have appeared long before this time and be manifest by fevers, discharge, pain, etc. If you are having bleeding, please go see your ob/gyn and be reexamined. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Recurring fluid in uterus. Had open myomectomy to remove large fibroid 2 years ago could this be the cause?

Recurring fluid in uterus. Had open myomectomy to remove large fibroid 2 years ago could this be the cause?

Maybe: if during the myomectomy they entered the uterine cavity, then you may have developed scar tissue that blocks menstrual flow from completely leaving the uterus. it shows up as fluid in the uterus and may be accompanied by pains, a hysteroscopy and D&C may be helpful ...Read more

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I have 3 fibroid outside the uterus wall .The biggest is 8cm , other 2 are, 5x5 .(belly look like 5mnth preg)what kind of myomectomy surg shld i have?

I have 3 fibroid outside the uterus wall .The biggest is 8cm , other 2 are, 5x5 .(belly look like 5mnth preg)what kind of myomectomy surg  shld i have?

Abdominal.: Do not try to remove these fibroids laparoscopically; you need exploratory laparotomy and myomectomy (and probably cesarean section for all subsequent pregnancies). Your gynecologist should be able to provide additional information. ...Read more

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What are the pregnancy risks following a myomectomy surgery due to fibroids on top of the uterus or outside the uterus?

What are the pregnancy risks following a myomectomy surgery due to fibroids on top of the uterus or outside the uterus?

If the myoma is: out side of the uterus the risk is as same as women with normal uterus. If it is inside of the uterus the risk of becoming pregnant may decrease because implantation spaces decreases for the fertilized egg. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a 9 cms fibroid in the wall of my uterus. It has degenerated. Is it worth trying Esyma for 6 months or go straight for a myomectomy?

Progesterone: Progesterone production is usually the first to go. This allows estradiol to stimulate exceed uterine or ovarian tissue to grow if inadequate progesterone production is found earl enough the abnormal tissue growth can be reversed by supplementing progesterone orally, topically, orally or sublingually. Find a doctor that does bioidenticle HRT. Best wishes ...Read more

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I was told that if you loose too much blood during myomectomy surgery, whilst you're operated on, then , dr.Will take uterus out.9cm fibroid. I want kid?

I was told that if you loose too much blood during myomectomy surgery, whilst you're operated on, then , dr.Will take uterus out.9cm fibroid. I want kid?

Time for a talk: Your specific case is best analysed by those who know you the best. The obgyn surgeon you are working with can give you the best assessment of your risks based on your basic health, the size & location of the fibroid & any other factors specific to your case. Please arrange for a meeting & clear up this fear before the procedure. If he thinks its' likely, delay may be a consideration. ...Read more

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Which one is the most dangerous fibroid? Submucosal, intramural or subserosal?(asked related to the scar caused to uterus after myomectomy) ?

It depends: Where each kind is and how large each kind is, a submucous myoma can cause bleeding, infertilty and miscarr, i remove these by the myosure method, very little to no scarring. ...Read more

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I am 48 yrs and u/s shows 3.2 x 2.8 CM intramural fibroid in poster wall of uterus displacing endometrial stripe. Do i need myomectomy? Periods reg.

No: Unless symptoms such as heavy bleeding or pain you donot need surgery. Even if you are having those issues they may be controlled with an ocp if not contraindicated. 40% of women have these and after menopause will see a 30-50% reduction in size. Good luck. ...Read more

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Myomectomy (Definition)

A myomectomy is the procedure when fibroids are removed and the uterus remains. Myomectomies can be done in a variety of ways, depending on the location of the fibroids. Fiboids in the uterine cavity can often be removed hysteroscopically, with no abdominal incision. Depending on size and location, myomectomies can be done laparoscopicaaly, ...Read more


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