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I just got married and before my parner and i got married, she had a fibroid surgery about five years ago.

can she ever be pregnant?


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replied October 26th, 2009
Fertility Answer A7606
A fibroid is a benign tumor which originates from connective tissue. They might vary in size. Usually they do not cause any harm, unless they are big. Then they might affect fertility by increasing the chances for a miscarriage.


However, once they are removed they no longer have any influence on fertility. The problem is that no one can tell for sure whether other fibroids would appear or not. If there were no postoperative complications such as inflammation which might have led to forming adhesions (strings of connective tissue that pull organs or parts of them), then it is unlikely that the fibroids still have any impact on he fertility in your partner.


Your partner is advised to visit a gynecologist for a physical examination and ultrasound scan to tell her there are new fibroids present and the actual fertility status.


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