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Questions to Ask Before Surgery for Fibroids

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If you have fibroids and are exploring surgery options, are you aware of the questions you should ask your doctor? Uterine fibroids, or leiomyomas, are abnormal growths or tumors of the uterine muscle which are not uncommon in women. Although typically benign and asymptomatic, some fibroids cause a myriad of symptoms and sometimes, although rarely, contain a hidden cancer.

Before you schedule surgery for your fibroids, here are some questions to ask your doctor:

1. Do I need surgery?
2. I've tried non-invasive treatments. What surgical options are now available?
3. What do I need to know about fibroids and cancer?
4. How could morcellation affect my surgery?

Read more about these questions about the importance of getting a second opinion in our Fibroids articles list: Questions to Ask Before Fibroids Surgery.

10-02-2014 - 04:45 PM


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