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Fibroid Symptoms: Why Do Some Women Chew Ice, Clay, Dirt Or Chalk?

Recently I listened to a podcast that mentioned an interesting fact: many women crave chewing ice or clay, and it seems unusual and odd. However, it’s a pretty common fact when it comes to uterine fibroids. Doctors have a reasonable explanation for this behavior: chewing ice, clay, dirt or chalk is a common symptom of … Read moreFibroid Symptoms: Why Do Some Women Chew Ice, Clay, Dirt Or Chalk?

Your Pictorial Blood Loss Assessment Chart: Know Your PBAC Score

Pictorial Blood Loss Assessment Chart: How Can It Help?

The most common reason why a woman has heavy menstrual bleeding is uterine fibroids. A lot of my patients know they bleed very heavy each month, but feel that because that’s gone on awhile that it’s just “normal” for them. This is one of many factors that lead to a delay in diagnosis and subsequent … Read moreYour Pictorial Blood Loss Assessment Chart: Know Your PBAC Score

Ask Dr. John Lipman: Unnecessary Hysterectomy – Why Does My OB Push Hysterectomy without Mentioning UFE?

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Question: I’m 41 years old and had a robotic myomectomy 4 years ago for fibroids, but my fibroids have come back. My Gynecologist is pushing hysterectomy, but said she’d do a myomectomy if I really preferred going that route since I might still want a child. She didn’t mention Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE). Am I … Read moreAsk Dr. John Lipman: Unnecessary Hysterectomy – Why Does My OB Push Hysterectomy without Mentioning UFE?