Category Archives: Fibroids

Fibroids and Fertility (2)

How do you decide how to have your fibroids removed if they are interfering with your ability to get pregnant or if you just want to keep the option of pregnancy open? If you are lucky enough to have all of your fibroids in your uterine lining and they are of a size that can…
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Fertility and Fibroids (1)

It is never easy to decide to have surgery.  For women whose fibroids are interfering with their dream of having a child, it can often be the best option.  Women considering an expensive and invasive in vitro fertilization procedure have gotten pregnant with no medications after having fibroids removed. As you can see in the…
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July is Fibroid Awareness Month

In my office, every month is fibroid awareness month.  Yesterday, I spoke with patients with fibroids of many sizes and offered them many options ranging from doing nothing all the way to a hysterectomy with many choices between. Fibroids may bother women in a variety of ways.  The most common problems are heavy bleeding and…
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In the OR with Dr.Schapiro

This is an opportunity to  experience, first hand, surgery with Dr. Schapiro. During this video she is explaining step-by-step the process of a total robotic hysterectomy and bilateral salpingectomy. This is a procedure where the uterus, cervix, and fallopian tubes are removed vaginally while keeping the ovaries.  I recommend that you to contact Ideal Gynecology to…
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