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Diagnosis and Treatment Goals: Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroids

Diagnosis and Treatment Goals: Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroids

Neil Minkoff, MD: Let me keep pushing a little. I want to open this up to everybody. I’m not trying to pick on you, Steve. I’m the primary care doctor. I’m the emergency department [ED] doctor. I’m seeing patients in my clinic or in my emergency department for heavy menstrual bleeding and pelvic pain. Maybe …

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Why I’m Offering DMPA to Patients With Uterine Fibroids

Why I’m Offering DMPA to Patients With Uterine Fibroids

This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hello. I’m Andrew Kaunitz, professor and associate chair in the Ob/Gyn Department, University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville. Today, I’d like to discuss depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) and uterine fibroids. Uterine leiomyoma (fibroids) is the most common gynecologic tumor. The prevalence is particularly high among Black women. …

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