I Have Uterine Fibroids

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    So Many Unanswered Questions Help Me Fill In The Blanks

    IM AM A 36 YR OLD BLACK FEMALE FROM NEW YORK CITY IN MARCH OF 2011 I WAS TOLD I HAVE A LARGE ABDOMINAL MASS I WAS BEYOND SCARED ON JUNE 30TH I WAS TOLD ITS FIBROIDS I HAVE  A FEW THE LARGEST ONE IS 21 BY 23 CM  MY STOMACH HAS BEEN EXTREMELY HUGE AND HARD FOR A FEW YEARS MY...
    passionplus46ddd passionplus46ddd
    36-40
    Jul 18, 2011

    Seeing the Doc Tomorrow

    I've had these for a while and tomorrow, I see my doc to hear options about taking care of them.  He said that they have grown 20% in the last year, so who knows?
    debmichelle debmichelle
    36-40
    2 Responses May 11, 2008

    Successful Fibroid Post-Op!!

    My nightmare started in 2005 when I thought I was just gaining a little weight. After trying the zone diet, a personal trainer and two gym memberships, I was shocked when I found out that I needed an emergency myomectomy. I wasn't getting fat - my fibroids were just making my...
    FibroidRecovery FibroidRecovery
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 23, 2013

    Molly

    i had the procedure 11/29/2011 and i had not had a cycle till today is that norman i thought i had went into menopause
    mollybe mollybe
    51-55
    Oct 31, 2012

    I was just diagnosed with uterine fibroids.

    The doctor gave me very little information. My stomach is swollen like I'm 8 mos. pregnant and all of my clothes are too big but too tight around the waist. The only treatment my doctor mentioned was birth control. She saw the fibroids on ultrasound, but acted like it wasn't a...
    marissak marissak
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 10, 2015
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