If I have severe bleeding and cramps from uterine fibroids, and early endometriosis will I need to get a hysterectomy?

Not necessarily. It would depend on the size and the locations of the fibroids. Also if you are planning on getting pregnant again. Also, if you have had significant blood loss which is difficult to control, surgery might also be advised. .

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If I have severe bleeding and cramps from uterine fibroids, will I need to get a hysterectomy?

Maybe. The best solution for you will depend on the size and location of the fibroids and your age. It may be possible to control your symptoms with endometrial ablation or uterine artery embolization or ocs. If you are close to menopause, you may be able to use the medicines Lupron and Aygestin (norethindrone) for 6 months. For some women, hysterectomy, especially if it can be done laparoscopically, is best. Read more...
No. If you have significant symptoms from fibroids you can keep your uterus and instead treat the fibroids with uterine fibroid embolization (ufe). There are many reasons to keep uterus in patients who have completed childbearing. Uterus important in sexual health, cardiovascular health, bone health. For ufe you would need to consult an interventional radiologist. Read more...
Not necessarily. Hysterectomy is one method of treating symptoms of fibroids. Other methods include use of hormones, surgical removal of fibroids, and uterine artery ablation (to cut off the blood supply to the fibroids). You and your doctor can decide on the best treatment for you. Read more...

1 uterine fibroid (outside the uterus) took Depo-Provera shot. 3 weeks of bleeding dr says nothing can be done I am smoker - help horrible clotting cramps yuc?

2nd opinion? Perhaps getting a second opinion from another GYN doctor will be beneficial. The depo shot can cause irregular bleeding and it can last for the whole 3 months in some people. Read more...
Fibroids & periods. The Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone) shot in of itself can cause heavy and irregular bleeding and so can the fibroids. Once the Depo shot was given, you will have to wait for it to use up the medicine in 60 to 90 days. The exterior fibroid can be surgically removed but it may or may not solve the bleeding. How about smoking cessation to improve everything regarding your health. Read more...

I was told that I have uterine fibroids and endometriosis. Does this happen frequently?

Yes. Many women have both. Often you dont know about the endometriosis until you do surgery for fibroids. And sometimes it is difficult to medically manage both of them at the same time since one may respond better to treatment than the other. Read more...
Not that rare. Although most of the time these two conditions occur in isolation, most gynecologists have encountered patients with both fibroids and endometriosis. Some patients have lousy luck! Read more...