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I'm a 37 year old female. i have a submucosal fibroid

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hello, i'm a 37 year...
hello, i'm a 37 year old female. i have a submucosal fibroid (2.2cm) that barely grazes my uterine lining. i am seeing a re and got my first successful iui on the first try. this is day 28 for me so i am not even considered late, but have tested positive on several pregnancy tests. i am very concerned about miscarriages and complications associated with submucosal fibroids. can you shed some light on the situation based on your experience? thank you
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Hello,

congratulations on your pregnancy! ;-)

The risk of problems caused by fibroids during pregnancy mainly depends on their size and position. As you described that it´s 2,2cm and only barely grazes the uterus line, I can reassure you that there´s a very minimal risk in your case. I´ve seen a lot of pregnancies with much bigger fibroids, which proceeded totally uncomplicated.

All the best for you, kind regards,

Dr. N. Scheufele

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
One more question, do they typically grow during pregnancy? When is the most common trimester for miscarriage ?
OB GYN Doctor: Dr Norbert Scheufele,
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Due to the hormonal change fibroids can grow during pregnancy, but the size you are starting with shouldn´t cause problems. Most dangerous for miscarriage are the first 3 months, after starts the riskless time.

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OB GYN Doctor: Dr Norbert Scheufele,
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Hello,

if there are still open questions, I will be glad to answer them.Otherwise please don´t forget to honour my work with a kindly rating.

Thanks a lot, all the best for you,

Dr. N. Scheufele

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