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Find out about up-to-date information on what’s happening in the the Fibroid Health Community! On November 22-23, 2010 research health professionals of all fields, including those in medicine, epidemiology, basic research, and therapeutics, will come together at the William H. Natcher Conference Center National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland to exchange scientific information among […]

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Lean how to identify whether the pain in your uterus is due to fibroids or some other issue? Your doctor may find that you have fibroids during your regular pelvic exam to check your uterus, ovaries, and vagina. In the midst of this process, the doctor can usually feel the fibroid with their fingers during […]

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Find out about what current research has to say about the affect of birth control pills on fibroids. The answer to this questoin is unknown. Research has shown that there may be an association between birth control pills, or BC, and fibroids; however, this link has yet to be proven. There is no real evidence […]

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Click inside to explore whether you have been ill-informed by some of these common fibroid-related myths. Myth 1: Fibroids increase your chances of endometrial cancer. Fibroids are associated with an increase in the risk of endometrial cancer (cancer of the lining of the womb), but fibroids do not cause this issue. The idea is that […]

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Have you been diagnosed with a pedunculated fibroid and want to learn more it? Learn about what differentiates this type of fibroid from the others along with some common symptoms. My doctor told me that I have an 8cm long, 4cm tall, 6cm wide fibroid. What’s really crazy about this growth is that it isn’t […]

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Wondering if whether you are experiencing is abnormal bleeding due to fibroids? Click inside to read more about what defines abnormal bleeding and how fibroids may be the culprit! I think I may have abnormal menstrual bleeding but what does it consist of and can fibroids be causing this problem for me? You may be […]

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Many women that suffer from fibroids may notice that other female members in their family may share the same issue. Read inside to see why genetics may be a predictor of whether or not a woman is prone to fibroids. My mother had a complete hysterectomy at 45 because of fibroids. My sister that is […]

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Wondering whether there is pain during the procedure? Or whether you will have to be “put to sleep”? Is the procedure painful and will I have to be put to sleep? The procedure itself is not painful. However, most women experience moderate to severe pain and cramping during the first 6-12 hours after the procedure. […]

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Experiencing stomach protrusion and wondering if Uterine Artery Embolization can do the trick to reduce it? In most cases the fibroid (or fibroids) shrink to a size where they are not visible on the outside. It depends, however, on the size of your fibroid(s) and the amount of time it takes for them to shrink. […]

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Want to find out about the effects of UFE on your sexual desire? Read here to find out the inside scoop about this topic! Will UFE affect my sexual response? Most patients report either no change or improvement in their sexual desire and response after Uterine Artery Embolization. Women that experience pain during sex, which […]

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