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... 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)
... 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)
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)

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)
... fibroids will usually shrink substantially after menopause. ... (4 replies)
... I had my scan last week, i have 2 fibroids measuring 8cm and mutiple ones lower in the womb. ... (3 replies)
Surgery Tomorrow
Jan 2, 2006
... at my uterus is almost up to my belly button! I had no pain or symtoms at all. The only thing I noticed was my tummy growing the last 6 months or so. They say fibroids should shrink after menopause so that is why he wants it out. ... (14 replies)
... is best and your doctor feels it is best then all my prayers are with you, and with your doctors hands. I understand how you feel in alot of ways. I did not have fibroids but had other problems. ... (11 replies)
... C and then the hysteroscopy, the scope showed that one of my fibroids is blocking my uterus. Because of where my fibroids are located, and the possibility of bleeding too much, they cannot be removed. ... (11 replies)
... ake sense that the heavy bleeding would be causing iron deficiency. Hopefully, you're taking a good iron supplement to restore your levels. Taking with vitamin C will enhance absorption. It seems I read that low iron can worsen bleeding but I may be wrong on that. ... (1 replies)
... roids usually have a growth spurt just before menopause. I wonder if yours developed then and have just taken this long to grow. I do know of women who developed fibroids around the time of menopause and they didn't shrink after meno. ... (2 replies)
... The ovaries continue to function and produce our natural hormones, especially estradial and testosterone, long after menopause. They are important for our health and wellbeing, and help to protect against heart disease and osteoporosis among other things. ... (8 replies)
... Good Evening Ladies, We can ask for anything in life, but it doesn't mean by asking we will get what we want. But we can try! I am 59 yrs. old and have been suffering for over 12 years. ... (7 replies)
... Hello mbbasketball, I waited things out, as advised by 2 gynos. Tomorrow at 59 years of ago I will have a hysterectomy. I suffered for years, about 12, with heavy bleeding because I was told I was not anemic and not in pain. ... (8 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)
... 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)
... don't want to go into early menopause or have to take estrogen or other hormones, so that's why I'll be keeping my ovaries. I am also very scared about the surgery, etc. ... (11 replies)
... Lupron. I'd forgotten about that. For many women, injections with Lupron can shrink the fibroids and you can avoid hysterectomy. For me it didn't work, either, though. ... (8 replies)

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