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Oprah Radio host Dr. Laura Berman talks about the symptoms and treatments of uterine fibroids , which are noncancerous tumors in the uterus. Also, she talks with a caller who has been using vibrators for years and thinks it's making her have a more difficu
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Oprah Radio host Dr. Laura Berman talks with gynecologist Dr. Elizabeth Stewart about the sexual side effects of uterine fibroids , or noncancerous tumors in the uterus. Plus, they talk about symptoms and treatments for fibroids.
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heavier or more-painful-than-usual periods, which may be a sign of fibroids. The Rest of the Exam Your visit should include a pelvic and rectal exam to check for signs of vaginal infections, uterine fibroids , STDs or ovarian cysts.
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was that eventually my brain would start making cortisol again, but it wasn't happening. In addition, I had massive uterine fibroids (some as big as 4 pounds) that didn't shrink after pregnancy the way they normally do. Each week I had a new doctor
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her way up to vice president at a large nonprofit, dating took a backseat. Then several years ago, doctors discovered fibroid tumors in her uterus. The hysterectomy that followed triggered "a long grieving process," she says. Her Big Decision Lucien
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ask Caldwell to check my hormones. A few years ago, another doctor checked them. I'd recently had surgery to remove fibroid tumors , and I wanted to make sure I could still have children. I hadn't been feeling well for a while, though, and my symptoms
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of cotton sheets. The debt left me anxious and mentally exhausted. Then my body began throwing me strange new curves: Fibroid tumors grew in my uterus and surgeons had to cut them out. My eggs and estrogen bailed on me, making chaos of my hormones. As
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At this time in my life, I was suffering from what was to be my second case of endometrial fibroids—better known as fibroid tumors . After finding out that my hemoglobin levels were becoming dangerously low, my doctors advised me that I would need to