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... 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)
Numerous fibroids
Apr 11, 2009
... Apparently, fibroids do not increase your risk of cancer, like cystic breast disease does not increase your risk of breast cancer. Who knows? ... (6 replies)

... therapy to shrink the fibroids but I need to know more about that, never heard before. ... (8 replies)
... Jules, fibroids and polyps can be removed if they are causing too much trouble. You do not need a hysterctomy, because there are many other less invasive alternatives. It is old school thinking that women need a hysterectomy for fibroids. ... (17 replies)
... Thanks for your input. I do have to say my Doc didn't say hyster. was the only course of action. She did give me choices, and I turned and asked her what she would do. ... (8 replies)
... have been visiting my gyno regularly these past couple of months. I have a cyst on each ovary but, they are small measuring approximately 2 cm. I also have three fibroids and my uterus is enlarged. ... (2 replies)
... You have to do what you feel is best for YOU and no one can tell you anything different. It is your body. I know alot of people were upset that I went a head with the surgery. ... (11 replies)
... I was going to have a uterine ablation, but when my dr. ... (11 replies)
My mom
Nov 20, 2013
... Sorry your mom is going through this! Yes, fibroids are very common, are almost always benign, and usually shrink after menopause. They do tend to have a growth spurt right before menopause so maybe this is an indication that menopause is around the corner!? ... (2 replies)
... initive answer on topics as things conflict based on opinions. At 48 in an annual my fibroid was discovered for the first time at 4.2 cm. Assumption was it would shrink as I neared meno. Unfortunately, 6 mos. later it had almost doubled in size and I also had a large ovarian cyst. ... (13 replies)
... Fibroids are benign growths of muscle and connective tissue that grow until you reach menopause. Then they slowly and gradually shrink to a negligible size, at which time they will be small and calcified. ... (13 replies)
TAH on 9/7/07
Sep 2, 2007
... gall bladder removal on Sept.6th. I have three large fibroids and a very enlarged uterus which the Dr. ... (4 replies)
Surgery Tomorrow
Jan 17, 2006
... did a vaginal ultrasound and a CT scan which only told them I had possible fibroids. At my age, 51, and having gone through menopause for 4 years they said that fibroids are supposed to shrink not grow and they said my uterus was huge. ... (14 replies)
... but her doc was able to shrink it with some Med and take hers out vaginally. She is fine, but has no thyroid probs to complicate things. ... (5 replies)
... nt to live with the anemia for 8 or 9 more years...I figure that would be worse for my health. My dr. talked to me about Lupron, but it sounds horrible, and the fibroids could always grow back. Funny, all this simply because I have iron deficiency anemia because of heavy periods. Unfortunately, I cannot have a uterine ablation. ... (11 replies)




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