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... endocrine changes caused by that surgery, I'd forego any organ removal! Fibroids do not require that the uterus be removed. ... (4 replies)
... I had 2 fibroids (one was 13.5 cm) and I put hysterectomy at the very bottom of my list of my options. I had UAE (or UFE as some call it) and mine was very successful, shrinking everything down to about 25%. I can't even feel it any more. If it hadn't worked, I could still have a hysterectomy. AND with the fibroid smaller, a vaginal hysterectomy would be an option, whereas... (7 replies)
... Cindy, I suffered for years with heavy bleeding and fibroids. I too was told that menopause would cause the fibroids to shrink. Well I never went into menopause. I got to 58 years of age and got to 11 months of no periods, and then I started to bleed again heavily. ... (7 replies)

... Yep to everything Sue said! My uterus+fibroid was almost too big to come out vaginally. I'm sooooo glad she got it out that way, though! Good luck. (7 replies)
... This is NOT to scare you. I had a great hysterectomy and feel absolutely wonderful, now. It's just to say that waiting until menopause is just an educated guess. ... (7 replies)
... My doctor wanted to do a hysterectomy because of fibroids. I didn't have it. My understanding is that fibroids shrink in menopause. Is the fact that it is growing the reason your doc wants to do the hysterectomy? ... (6 replies)
... e hyst. Ovarian cysts are quite normal. It's great that she's giving you all the options and interested in going the least invasive way. I also understand the fibroids shrink after menopause, and you don't seem to be having any big problem. I have a friend who has a lot of large fibroids and she decided to wait it out. ... (8 replies)
... ause.Well guess what that didn't work !!! I started bleeding severly and then would spot until next period so I found another ob' gyn he told me that even after menopause the fibroids would still be there they just would'nt grow any bigger but, the good news was I would not bleed anymore. ... (3 replies)
... I had my scan last week, i have 2 fibroids measuring 8cm and mutiple ones lower in the womb. ... (3 replies)
... You might not start menopause until well into your 50's. I'm sure many, many women wait it out. It would depend on how severe your symptoms are as to what you want to do about it. ... (3 replies)
... It in my womb and partly out on one side of my womb. My overies and everything else showed up fine. Now he sayes as I am 43 years old I should be starting my menopause soon and that the fibroid will infact shrink with the menopause. I just want to know if anyone else has just 'waited it out' and what the results were, i.e. ... (3 replies)
Uterine fibroids
Nov 22, 2010
... Hi I too had 3 fibroids mine weren't very big and actually the dr was surprised I felt them. I had read they shrink or go away after menopause, so I said I would hang on until then even though I kept getting side pain. They did shrink and actually 2 appeared to be gone. ... (1 replies)
Uterine fibroids
Nov 21, 2010
... etc. If menopause occurs ,fibroid will shrink or not? ... (1 replies)
Sep 13, 2009
... As Pickle Eyes mentioned, there is another option to endometrial ablation for fibroids and that is fibroid embolization. This is not done under G.A. ... (5 replies)
... Do you know how many fibroids you have? ... (3 replies)
... All my adult life I was told that if I wait it out, my fibroid tumors would shrink up at menopause. So, here I am 52 years old, an the verge of menopause and I am being urged to have a hysterectomy. What are my options? ... (3 replies)
... My wife's doctor said they shrink at about the same rate as they grow and she even questioned that they shrink for all people after menopause. ... (2 replies)
... after menopause how long does it take for fibroids to shrink (2 replies)
... That's almost exactly what my wife's doctor told her. Menopause does not cut off the blood supply to the fibroids so it's the reduced level of hormones that trigger the shrinking, if there is any shrinking. ... (4 replies)
... UFE. I was told they 'usually' shrink after menopause. There is no guarantee they will, or that they will shrink very much. If they do, it will be as slow as they grew. ... (4 replies)

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