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Fibroids in Pregnancy

By

Lara A. Friel

, MD, PhD, University of Texas Health Medical School at Houston, McGovern Medical School

Medically Reviewed Oct 2021 | Modified Sep 2022
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Rarely, fibroids partially obstruct the birth canal.

Preconception evaluation is recommended for women who have very large fibroids or who have fibroids and have had a spontaneous abortion.

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