How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. C. Your Own Question
Dr. C.
Dr. C., Board Certified
Category: OB GYN
Satisfied Customers: 2537
Experience:  30 years of experience and an award-winning educator.
Type Your OB GYN Question Here...
Dr. C. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a large fibro tumor, sometimes it hurts. do fibrous

Customer Question

I have a large fibro tumor, sometimes it hurts. do fibrous tumor swell up sometimes?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Zach replied 7 months ago.

While fibroid tumors can cause pain, bleeding, and swelling, it is less likely to be the cause after age 60. If you haven't seen your ob/gyn recently or had your fibroids evaluated recently and this swelling is new, I would definitely consider being seen by your doctor for evaluation.