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Uterine Fibroids

Also known as Fibroids, Haematometra

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  • Fibroid under the age of 35, before kids

    I want to create this group for women who are diagnosed and treated for fibroid at a younger age far from the menopause and never had kids but wish to have kids sooner or later. Most of the other groups have information from women who are facing this issues after kids or closer to menupause so they...

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  • Fibroid Symptoms

    I went in last week for what I thought was an ovarian cyst and had my ultrasound today. I was shocked to find my ovaries are completely normal and that I have fibroids. The pelvic hurt when he pressed on my left side. I don’t have any other info. I go in next week for an exam and he’ll discuss it. SO...

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  • UFE Monday morning

    Hi Ladies, I am scheduled for the UFE in the morning. I've been listening to a meditation/healing CD for a week plus and hoping that will help ease the pain and speedier recovery. Has anyone used this method? Also, I just got my menstrual cycle and most likely will be gushing tomorrow. Did anyone...

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  • new group about treatment on fb

    This is a message from a group that I am a member. The group wants to create a list of names as a resource. UK ladies and not only, I was diagnosed with endometriosis, cysts & fibroids and I struggled to find an affordable private hospital in uk and a specialist on NHS so I went to Ecuador and had...

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  • Open Myomectomy

    I am just over 4 weeks post open myomectomy and was wondering how others have recovered. The scar is still swollen and sore which I expected however at times I get what I can only describe as sharp "stabbing" pains. These seem to be more from inside my body rather than from the scar. Is this...

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  • UFE

    Four weeks now after a UFE still getting some sharp pains on both my sides is this normal? 

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  • Esmya Update

    Just wanted to update all you lovely ladies. I have taken two courses of Esmya now and my gynaecologist kindly agreed to let me have a scan to see how things were going. I was very pleased to be told that my 8cm fibroid had reduced in size to 5-6cm. I am delighted with this progress and intend to take...

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  • ESMYA

    Please has anyone taken Esmya and transmexic acid the same time because the esmya is not stopping the bleeds they are still heavy and am considering going to see the doc to ask for another medicine while waiting for the op next month to take it out. God helping me.  

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  • Having feelings for pregnant person

    Hi i just have fibroids surgery on July and on the same month i got normal periods and the second one was abnormal i just got light one and now i  feel like a pregnant person but it negative. is this mean i have something wrong? help me please

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  • First period after myomectomy

    Hi all It was 2 weeks yesterday since I had my open myomectomy and this morning I woke with the worst period pains ever!! 😫 My tummy hurts so much particular at the sides of my scar and my back....if it hurt before, now it's seriously hurting!!! Is this normal??? Did anyone else experience...

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  • Enlarged Uterus Even After Myomectomy

    Hi. I’m about 3 mths post open myomectomy. My surgeon removed 21 fibroids, about 3 the size of tennis balls. I had a bikini cut incision. I had a follow-up app’t today and the doctor (a different doctor than my original surgeon) said that my uterus was still the size of a 16 - 18 week pregnancy. After...

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  • Mymectomy

    Today is my 9th day after my fibroids operation but on my 5th day I started my period which was painful and blood clot. Is that normal or what guys? I was expecting to feel less pain and not bleed heavy. Can anyone tell me if u had similar situation and then the next one was better. The period feels...

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  • Lapatory and mymectomy

    Hello there, Am new to this group but I just want to hear your thoughts about laparotory and mymectomy surgery. I just had one 4days ago and my surgeon managed to remove 5fibroids but I still don't know how big they were but they were quiet big. The journey to recovery is where am struggling to...

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  • I have been bleeding since 11 days after myomectomy

    I had myomectomy on 5th Oct 2017, I bleed for 3 days and have been having blood drop since then especially when I walk around or urinate. I spoke with my doctor who said is normal, but am scared because is 12 days today. Pls have anyone experienced this?

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  • UFE

    Had UFE will be four weeks Wednesday still not feeling the best pain in my left groin anyone else felt like that? 

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  • Awaiting open myomectomy

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone can help and provide me some support as I am due to go for my open myomectomy surgery in 3 weeks. I have a 10cm fibroid and I was told by the hospital SPR that I had to have a hysterectomy. I was gutted, as I am only 34. I was however offered the GRNH injection for 3 months,...

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  • Laparoscopic myomectomy update

    Hi Ladies, I hope you are all well and the nasty fibroids are giving you a break. I thought to share my update with you, it may help some of you that you are considering surgery but you are scare.  Two months ago I have had a laparoscopy to remove 4 fibroids, biggest one was 7x6cm. My symptoms...

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  • Fibroids

    Hi all I have now been on Esyma since the end of Jan 2017. I have not experienced any of the side effects except tiredness. I' hope that it passes. I have a scan next week and Gynocolgy appointment on the 24 April :2017. Just wondered if any ladies on here have taken Esyma and if this tiredness...

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  • Large fibroid in cervix

    I've just been back to consultant after having MRI as I have 9cm fibroid in my cervix which is attached to the uterus. Dr has said it's very usual due to its location, he has prescribed Esmya for 6 months to try and shrink it to maybe allow easier access for surgery but he doesn't think it...

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  • 58 year old

    Being 58, after really suffering with very heavy bleedings the last 4 years,(caused my orange and lemon size 3 fibroids) I am period free the last 8 months. I am hoping that I am entering menapouse if I don't bleed next 4 months. I am prescribed ESMY for 3 months and going to start tomorrow hoping...

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  • Post Fibroid Embolisation

    If my experience can help I would like to share this to other sufferers of fibroid.  Having decided not to try for a family after having had 4  failed IVF's, I just like my life back without pain, bleeding & generally miserable every month. I have ticked all the boxes that my gynae...

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  • Help and advice needed please.

    Hello, ​I am on cerazette pill and have been for the last 5 years.  I switched from the combined pill. I am accustomed to odd bleeding such as spotting and when I do have a period it can be quite long, but very light and changeable in colour. Currently I am experiencing something quite different...

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  • Open myomectomy recovery

    Hello I had an open myomectomy 7 days ago to remove 7 fibroids. The largest was 14cm and the other 6 were in the ranges of 3-7cm. My surgeon seems to have done an excellent job, thankfully not a vertical cut either which i was dreading but also removed a cyst and endometriosis on one of the ovaries...

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  • Embolization

    I have just had my UFE done I see discussions about digestive problems is there anything to say fibroids can cause digest problems or this procedure the UFE? I had it done 2 weeks ago and feel like I have IBS any advice would be good scared it maybe something else going on inside me. 

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  • Laparoscopic hysterectomy

    Hi everyone. I'm new to this so please direct me to a thread where this may already have been discussed.  I'm considering a laparoscopic subtotal hysterectomy if my gynaecologist says it's possible. I would need to shrink the large fibroids first so they can be mascerated and removed...

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  • Heavy bleeding week 5 of ESMYA. Is this normal?

    Hi all. I've bled more or less continuously since starting ESMYA although admittedly it was heavier the first 2 weeks. However, following last Friday night when I couldn't sleep because of abdominal pain I started bleeding heavily again on the Saturday. Thing is, it's not constant. I seem...

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  • Esmya Tablets Fibroid Treatment

    Hello I'm 44 and have recently been diagnosed with a 11cm Fibroid, my Gyno has put me on Esmya to try and shrink the fibroid, I just wondered if any one could me advice or their review as its fairly new treatment and can't find anyone who has tried it. Thank you

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  • Information for significant others dealing with fibroids

    My girlfriend has has fibroids for a long time. It causes painful intercourse. Is there information available for significant others in regard to support for my girlfriend? I love this woman. We have been togetyer now for almost a year. We had alot of sex when we were first together. While I knew...

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  • Hysterectomy vs UAE? Diminished ability to achieve orgasm?

    Hello friends...  I have a large subserosal fibroid. I'm measuring at about 5 months pregnant. I don't experience the bleeding that many do. But I have frequency with urination, bowel issues, cervical pressure, fatigue and my abdomen is distended. I've talked to two docs. One suggests...

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  • All prepared to go for hysterectomy and now not sure what to do!

    So yesterday I had another appointment with my gyno and after being on Esmya for one course and no shrinkage of my 2x 9cm fibroids and too many to measure in the utereus (doctors words not mine) I came to the agonising decision to have a hysterectomy. Sits down telling him how Im on my second course...

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  • 9 fibroids removed

    Hey ladies! I had a myomectomy (9 fibroids were removed) about a week and a half go and I’m feeling a lot better. The first week was tough. I didn’t realize how tired I would be doing things as simple as showering would take so much energy. My friend took me to the grocery store after a week and I was...

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  • Fibroids early peri menopause

    Just finding out about this site so happy that I’ve found a form to discuss my concerns and questions about fibroids.So my back story is I got the ufe procedure done 2014 at age 37 my fibroids caused my stomach to be very large and frequent urination and difficulty to have a bowl movement however no...

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