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What size of an uterine fibroid considered big?

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Dr Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

Fibroids can be from 1 inch to 8 inches, however the symptoms of the fibroid are more important.
Does it cause significant bleedign or pain. Also, is it growing rapidly? Generally, 80% of fibroids do not need to be treated.

In brief: Depends

Fibroids can be from 1 inch to 8 inches, however the symptoms of the fibroid are more important.
Does it cause significant bleedign or pain. Also, is it growing rapidly? Generally, 80% of fibroids do not need to be treated.
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