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Why should women know about fibroids?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. John Lipman
Radiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Avoid surgery
Despite the fact that fibroids are benign tumors, they are the number one reason why women undergo hysterectomy.
This is completely unnecessary. If women knew more about fibroids and their treatment options (particularly uterine fibroid embolization ufe), they could completely avoid unnecessary surgery.

In brief: Avoid surgery
Despite the fact that fibroids are benign tumors, they are the number one reason why women undergo hysterectomy.
This is completely unnecessary. If women knew more about fibroids and their treatment options (particularly uterine fibroid embolization ufe), they could completely avoid unnecessary surgery.
Dr. John Lipman
Dr. John Lipman
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Varies
Fibroids are a type of muscle tumor thet form in the wall of the uterus.
They are not cancer. Many women have fibroids with no symptoms. Sometimes, especially if they are large, they can cause pain or excessive bleeding. They usually shrink after menopause.

In brief: Varies
Fibroids are a type of muscle tumor thet form in the wall of the uterus.
They are not cancer. Many women have fibroids with no symptoms. Sometimes, especially if they are large, they can cause pain or excessive bleeding. They usually shrink after menopause.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Dr. Tyrone Malloy
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: See below
Fibroids may help the patient understand some of the problems they are experiencing with their menses if they were knowledgeable of their fibroids.

In brief: See below
Fibroids may help the patient understand some of the problems they are experiencing with their menses if they were knowledgeable of their fibroids.
Dr. Tyrone Malloy
Dr. Tyrone Malloy
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