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Hi, am 27yrs old, with one child, it was recently discovered that I have exophytic fundal fibroid, measuring 20.5cm, with mild symptom. can you please?

Hi, am 27yrs old, with one child, it was recently discovered that I have exophytic fundal fibroid, measuring 20.5cm, with mild symptom. can you please?

Fibroid: The size of a fibroid is one factor that determines if a fibroid needs treated and a 20cm fibroid is sizeable. However what are your symptoms? That would determine what type of treatment if any is right for you. ...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


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What are some symptom of fibroid which makes doctor choose surgery?

What are some symptom of fibroid which makes doctor choose surgery?

Uterine Fibroids: Surgery is a reasonable treatment option when: Heavy uterine bleeding and/or anemia has continued after several months of therapy with birth control hormones and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Fibroids grow after menopause. The uterus is misshapen by fibroids and you have had repeat miscarriages or trouble getting pregnant. Fibroid pain or pressure affects your quality of life. ...Read more

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What is an endometrial mass? Fibroid or polyp? Bad? Have spotting between period too. Is this symptom?

What is an endometrial mass? Fibroid or polyp?  Bad?  Have spotting between period too. Is this symptom?

Spotting with either: Hi Lexa, An endometrial mass is any structure seen in the uterine cavity. A fibroid is a growth from the uterine muscle. This is covered by the lining cells of the uterus. A polyp is a growth of the lining cells of the uterus not associated with the muscle layer of the uterus. This is not a dangerous finding but one that is easily treated. The spotting that you experienced is a common symptom ...Read more

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My partner says he feels a lump at the end of vaginal canal. No pain even with sex. Abdominal hysterectomy 1981due to large fibroids. No other symptom?

My partner says he feels a lump at the end of vaginal canal. No pain even with sex. Abdominal hysterectomy 1981due to large fibroids. No other symptom?

Vaginal lump: Hello. At the "end" of the vagina is the cervix or the opening of the uterus. With the hysterectomy, the cervix is usually left as long as it appears within normal limits and the uterus is free of any suspicion of cancer. See your obgyn for confirmation. ...Read more

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I don't have any symptom of PCOS/Fibroids,i never ever had sexual conact, can breakthrough bleeding last to 7-10 days due to ovulation or constipation?

I don't have any symptom of PCOS/Fibroids,i never ever had sexual conact, can breakthrough bleeding last to 7-10 days due to ovulation or constipation?

Creighton fertility : Check out creighton fertility care charting... You will be able to use this charting to have a Napro technology trained doc look into your bleeding and search for a cause... And possibly treat ! ...Read more

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What are symptoms of fibroids?

What are symptoms of fibroids?

Varies: About half of women with fibroids have no symptoms. The most common symptoms form fibroids is heavy menstrual bleeding - flow heavier and/or longer and often with clots. If the fibroids enlarge the uterus it can push on other structures and cause urinary frequency, discomfort with sex, constipation, and/or back pain. In some women fibroids can interfere with fertility. ...Read more

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What are typical symptoms of fibroids?

Multiple symptoms: Fibroids can present with heavy painful cycles, irregular period, presence of a mass, urinary frequency amongst others. Sometime fibroids can be asymptomatic and diagnosed only during an exam or ultrasound. ...Read more

Dr. John Lipman
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Uterine Fibroids (Definition)

Uterine fibroids are the most common pelvic tumor in women. They occur in 1 of every 3 women regardless of race and up to 80 % of african-american women of child bearing age. They are often asymptomatic but they can cause significant symptoms (exe. Heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, increased urinary frequency). They ...Read more


Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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