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Mayoma

I am 51 years old. Just recently after having an ultrasound the doctor found out that I have a mayoma as big as a four-month old baby.  Is it dangerous. Do I need an immediate operation?
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Hi there - I just found this here http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4490

Myoma: A benign tumor of smooth muscle in the wall of the uterus. A myoma of the uterus is commonly called a fibroid.

Uterine fibroids are the single most common indication for hysterectomy. Fibroids can be present and be inapparent. However, they are clinically apparent in up to 25% of women and cause significant morbidity, including prolonged or heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pressure or pain, and, in rare cases, reproductive dysfunction. Both the economic cost and the effect of fibroids on quality of life are substantial.

Fibroids are not cancerous. Drugs that manipulate the levels of steroid hormones are effective in treating fibroids but side-effects limit their long-term use. Fibroids may be removed if they cause discomfort or if they are associated with uterine bleeding. Surgery is the mainstay of fibroid treatment. In addition to hysterectomy and abdominal myomectomy, various minimally invasive procedures have been developed to remove fibroids.

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Hi Susie,

I also had a fibroid the size of a 4 month pregnancy that was removed 2 weeks ago by abdominal myomectomy ad I am now at home recovering.  If you have any questions I am happy to help if I can x
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I HAVE MAYOMA SIZE 5.2X5.2X6.5 WHAT THE BEST THING I CAN DO i DON'T HAVE A BABY.
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