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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Ihave gained weight with my large fibroid , willi lose weight after surgery?

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Ihave gained weight with my large fibroid , willi lose weight after surgery?

The tumor weight : You will only lose weight if you cut back on your eating and the calories you consume. Eat right and avoid prepared foods and foods with fructose and you may lose weight , but do not expect the surgery itself to cause and meaningful weight loss. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Sean Williamson
Board Certified, Pathology
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Following fibroid tumor is removed will you lose weight quickly?

Dr. Sean Williamson
Board Certified, Pathology
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Following fibroid tumor is removed will you lose weight quickly?

Depends: Fibroid usually refers to a leiomyoma (benign tumor of smooth muscle) of the uterus. Fibroids are not necessarily associated with weight loss or weight gain themselves, but sometimes the tumors can be large in which case removal might result in a noticeable difference. Also, any type of surgery can have some impact on weight, depending on appetite and retaining fluid during recovery. ...Read more

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Can i travell 50-60km in a day after my fibroid removal surgery? If no when can I start travelling?

Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Can i travell 50-60km in a day after my fibroid removal surgery? If no when can I start travelling?

Dvt : Main concern is prolonged sitting position when traveling. Risk for deep vein thrombosis is higher in immediate post operative period. Delay your travel for 5-7 days. ...Read more

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Can having a hysteroscopy (for visual purposes- checking after a fibroid removal this past Dec) affect your first Ovulation afterwards?

Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Can having a hysteroscopy (for visual purposes- checking after a fibroid removal this past Dec) affect your first Ovulation afterwards?

No: If your ovaries were left after surgery then they will continue to ovulate, and the extruded egg will be reabsorbed as it has no place to go. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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How soon can I get pregnant after having a d&c and fibroid removal?

Dr. Alan Patterson
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You need to ask the: The doc who did the surgery.

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Dr. Scott Hayworth
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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When can I think to get pregnant after fibroid removal surgery? My age is 31and I am really worried about child. Can anybody please help me.

Dr. Scott Hayworth
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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When can I think to get pregnant after fibroid removal surgery? My age is 31and I am really worried about child. Can anybody please help me.

Depends: Depends on the fibroid's location and type of surgery. Please discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Christina Adberg
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When can I resume sex after fibroid removal surgery & c-section?

Dr. Christina Adberg
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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When can I resume sex after fibroid removal surgery & c-section?

6 weeks is safe: Your gyn surgeon would be the person to ask, but the generally accepted standard is about 6 weeks. Most people wait for a post op exam to get clearance from the doctor just to be safe. ...Read more

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Dr. John Gordon
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How long should I wait to get pregnant after a fibroid removal done by a operative hysteroscopy?

Dr. John Gordon
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How long should I wait to get pregnant after a fibroid removal done by a operative hysteroscopy?

Depends: I usually perform some sort of follow up evaluation after the surgery to make sure that the whole fibroid is gone. That can be done with hysterosonogram or office hysteroscopy or hsg. If fibroid is gone then i usually tell the couple that it is fine to start trying...Assuming there are no other issues. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
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What are the effects of getting pregnant after a cysts and fibroid removal in august of this year?

Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Board Certified, Fertility Medicine
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What are the effects of getting pregnant after a cysts and fibroid removal in august of this year?

Positive: Cysts can be suppressed by a pregnancy. The fibroid, depending on its size, may have prevented you from getting pregnant so that was a positive outcome. ...Read more

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Dr. Ricardo Estape
Board Certified, Gynecologic Oncology
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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?

Dr. Ricardo Estape
Board Certified, Gynecologic Oncology
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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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