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Trying to Conceive with Fibroids
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An_253490 posted:
I am 36 years old. My husband and I have been trying to conceive for about nine months now. I have multiple intramural fibroids with the largest around 10 cm. My GYN says they should not interfere with conception unless the Fallopian tubes are blocked. She has suggested to get them removed though due to increased risk of pain and miscarriage. However, when I've done research on this, there doesn't seem to be strong evidence to support having intramural fibroids removed per-pregnancy.

Has anyone been in a similar situation or have thoughts on this?

Thanks!
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JKayasMom responded:
Hi TTC with fibroids! I also have intramural fibroids the largest one 6cm. I went to a fertility specialist last year and he measured and said it was not blocking any thing. There are tests they can give you to see if the tubes are blocked. It is not a comfortable test. But if you are worried this will give you answers. No I have not conceived yet but I think it is more psychological than physical. The doctor found no physical reason I cannot conceive.
 
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ALF1976 replied to JKayasMom's response:
Hi! Thanks for replying! I went for another ultrasound last Tuesday. The tech said ovary looks fine but fibroids had gotten larger. I get the "official" results when I go see the doc on the 25th of this month. I called today and scheduled an appt for next month with a RE. Can't wait to hear what she has to say. My GYN did say she could do a test to see if the tubes are blocked or if the fibroids are impinging upon the uterine wall but I haven't had any of those done yet!

How long have you been trying to conceive? Good luck yo you!


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