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Monthly Archives: April 2010

45 years old-Heavy bleeding due to fibroid – do not want a hysterectomy

It has been suggested that I have a hysterectomy to control and stop the bleeding. I DO NOT WANT a hysterectomy

How Do Women Feel about Hysterectomy and Myomectomy?

A Qualitative Comparison of Women’s Attitudes Towards Hysterectomy and Myomectomy Julie Askew PhD. Healthcare for Women International 2009;30:728-42. Study: Eighteen women, ages 31-49, who suffered from symptoms of fibroids and who had undergone a hysterectomy or myomectomy in the past 2 years were interviewed by the author. All of the women had further education or […]

Submucous Fibroids and Fertility

I am 25 and am getting married this August. Last week I was diagnosed with 3 fibroids being 10cm, 3cm and 4cms (submucosal). I have fairly heavy periods but don’t get severe cramps. My periods are always on time. I am getting married in August and am too scared to have surgery. However I do […]

Large Fibroids and Cancer

Dear Dr. Parker: I am a 49 year old female recently diagnosed with multiple fibroids. The largest is 17.0 x 10.6 cm transverse and 14.6 cranial/caudal. Also several uterine masses “compatible w/ additional subserosal fibroids” and a thickened uterine wall compatible w/ numerous leiomyomata. I consulted w/ three doctors, all of whom recommended hysterectomy as […]

Fibroid Doctor William H. Parker

Dr. William H. Parker is a board-certified Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Parker is an internationally recognized expert in fibroid surgery and research. Based in San Diego, California, he is considered one of the best fibroid surgeons for abdominal and laparoscopic myomectomy in the United States and abroad. He has been chosen for Best Doctors in America and Top Doctors every year beginning in the late 90's.

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