Is uterine fibroid due to abortion?

No. Neither abortions nor miscarriages cause uterine fibroids. They are tumors of the smooth muscle of the uterus that develop in some women for unknown reasons.

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Is it safe to have an abortion if you have uterine fibroids?

Fibroids. Fibroids will not keep you from being able to have an abortion if you so desire one, it will just make it more complicated. It may be that a medical abortion may be a better option than a surgical one in your situation. Just be sure to let your doctor know about them. Good luck, whatever you decide. Read more...
Depends. if you need to have an abortion, do not let fibroids, prevent you from obtaining an abortion because there are many specialists all over the nation who can provide a safe abortion with ultrasound if needed. You may have a little bit more bleeding or it may be more difficult to do, but not impossible and still safer than a unplanned, unintended pregnancy. Read more...

I'm 4weeks pregnant. I want to have a medical abortion cos I had a surgical one 3mths ago. Wat do I take & I have uterine fibroids.

Need an evaluation. I agree with my colleagues suggestions below that you should be seen by an ob/gyn. If you have not had sex since your last abortion, this may represent a persistence of a pregnancy or incomplete abortion from 3 mos ago. If you have had sex & have conceived again, then you need to discuss your options with a physician (& family, etc.) & also consider more effective contraception for the future. Read more...

I need help with the back pain due uterine fibroids?

Uterine fibroids. Please see a GYN doctor or your family practice doc. If they are not able to help get a second opinion. Peace and good health. Read more...

How much pain are uterine fibroids?

Varies greatly. Fibroids are benign (non cancerous) tumors of the uterus that are associated with painful, heavy periods. They can be treated with medications that are hormonal or non-hormonal, and they are also commonly treated surgically by removing the fibroid (s) or the entire uterus. Read more...

What are the tests for uterine fibroids?

Ultrasound &/or exam. Ultrasound can determine if there are fibroids, so can a pelvic exam in many cases. A better question is: why is this an issue? Some studies show that by a certain age most women have fibroids. So having a fibroid is common. Are they causing problems of bleeding, pain, size or pressure? Those questions are important when deciding if treatment is needed. Read more...
MRI. While ultrasound is fairly good at showing fibroids exist, MRI is excellent for localizing them and telling you whether or not they are "alive". Some fibroids die on their own (infarct) and these cannot be treated with uterine fibroid embolization (ufe). "alive" fibroids can be treated with ufe or surgical techniques if symptoms warrant it. Read more...
Ultrasound usually. Fibroids can be detected on physical exam or imaging or both. Pelvic ultrasound is the most common imaging tool used to detect fibroids, although MRI has much better resolution and higher cost. MRI is used to determine if a patient is a candidate for uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) a non-surgical treatment option for uterine fibroids. Read more...
Tests. Initially your gynecologist may do an ultrasound. Also an MRI maybe done to better characterize your fibroids prior to treatment. Read more...

What sort of disorder is uterine fibroids?

Uterine growths. Fibroids are benign growths of smooth muscle of the uterus. They are not precancerous, however, they can cause symptoms. Some symptoms of fibroids include abdominal pain and heavy vaginal bleeding. They can be treated with hormonal medications or surgery if they are extremely bothersome. Read more...
Uterine Fibroids. Fibroids are benign growths in the uterus that can cause problems depending on the location. Most common problems are bleeding and pain. Hope this helps. Read more...