How does a woman know if she has fibroids? Sometimes, fibroids can be felt through the skin. However, most commonly they are felt on the physical exam during medical evaluation and/or confirmed by a pelvic ultrasound exam. Pelvic ultrasound is an imaging tool that is based on sound waves similar to what submarines use to “see” … Read moreUltrasound Pictures of Uterine Fibroids or Pelvic MRI: How to Diagnose Uterine Fibroids
Giving back is about more than writing a check. Genuine community engagement involves being intentional with giving your time and talents for the good of the community. I had the pleasure of speaking with several Atlanta community leaders about the philanthropic efforts of Dr. John Lipman of Atlanta Fibroid Center. I learned many things while … Read moreSpreading Hope By Giving Back: Battling Fibroids In Black Women
A common problem that we see at the Atlanta Fibroid Center is the woman who looks pregnant but is not. She may exercise frequently, but can’t lose the bulge in her lower abdomen. Abdominal swelling or distension can be due to a varied number of medical conditions. The patient often reports feeling bloated which is … Read moreUterine Fibroids and Stomach: Can Fibroids Cause “The Belly Pooch”?
The coronavirus pandemic has caused major changes in society around the world, especially in healthcare systems. Patients with various medical ailments and conditions who were scheduled to undergo elective treatments before the pandemic arrived wonder now if they still should follow through with it. First and foremost, if a procedure can be delayed without resulting … Read moreUterine Fibroid Embolization In Time Of Covid-19