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Old 12-10-2008, 03:45 PM   #1
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post-menopause..bleeding...fibrods

I am praying that I will get some help with my worries...started 4 days ago with spotting and some light bleeding...went to the hospital and the doctor said it was coming from my uterus..I have 2 softball size fibrods and he said he felt very sure they were causing this....I saw my regular doctor today who did a pelvic and said yes the uterus felt good and she could feel the fibrods..she is having do a biospy and ultrasound and testing blood for menopause levels...I have had some mild bleeding today and feel pressure on my bladder...I am sorry to go on and go but I am sick with fear...its all I can do to get dressed and move around my house...I would so appreciate any help from anyone....thank you so very much.....becky .. 54 year old postmenopause.....scared scared woman

 
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Old 12-10-2008, 06:30 PM   #2
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Re: post-menopause..bleeding...fibrods

Welcome Spookey2,
Please try and not worry, I know that isn't easy to do. A uterine fibroid is the most common benign (not cancerous) tumor of a woman's uterus (womb). Fibroids develop with the uterine wall or attach to it. They may grow as a single tumor or in clusters. Uterine fibroids can cause excessive menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, and frequent urination. I have read that the cause could be from hormonal levels. It is good that your doctor is checking your blood work and doing a biopsy, but until then try and remember that it is not unusual so I am sure all will work out for the good real soon.
Take care, Julie

 
Old 12-10-2008, 07:32 PM   #3
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Re: post-menopause..bleeding...fibrods

Thanks for the kind words!!!

 
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