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Fibroid Uterus

Fibroid uterus is the presence of noncancerous fibrous growth in the uterus. This growth can be as small as a seed or can be big enough to alter the size of the uterus. It results in symptoms like heavy menstrual bleeding, constipation, pelvic pain, backaches, and frequent urination.

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I am planning to get pregnant. Kindly interpret.

Query: Hello doctor, I recently got an ultrasound scan done. I am attaching my reports. I am also planning to get pregnant. Will the findings in the report affect my pregnancy? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I have seen your reports (the attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). It seems you are affected symptomatically and suffering from irregular, unscheduled, and heavy bleeding. In fibroids, the lo...  Read Full »

I have a uterine fibroid measuring 7 cm. Is pregnancy possible?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a uterine fibroid measuring 7 cm. I am planning to have a child, and the doctor told me it is very difficult to conceive with this huge fibroid. Please suggest some medications to shrink the fibroid. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are many methods to control the fibroid other than surgery. Medicines used to shrink fibroids are gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogs, anti-inflammatory drugs, and progesterone-releasing devices. Few minimally invasive surgeries like uterine artery mi...  Read Full »

How to treat fibroids in my uterine wall?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 36 years old with 5'8" in height and weight 143 lbs. Started my period when I was 13. My husband and I want to start trying to conceive. We had some tests done to know where we stand since I am not young, and I had a hysteroscopic myomectomy three years ago. Back then my doctor to...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq .com. 36 years is not old. Of course, pregnancy chances are higher before 35yrs, but ladies do get pregnant after that too. Fibroids distorting the uterine cavity or tube needs to be removed, also those which are near the implantation site of the embryo, they can cause th...  Read Full »

What precautions should be taken for a low-lying placenta?

Query: Hi doctor, I am attaching the two ultrasound reports of 7th week and 14th week pregnancy. As per reports there are fibroid and low lying posterior placenta. What are chances of the baby to be delivered safe and sound? Will this fibroid contribute any bad effect to the baby or baby's growth in the ut...  Read Full »

Dr. Talpe Ashwini Nanasaheb

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is no need to remove the fibroid in pregnancy. As pregnancy gets subside fibroid size may reduce. Even if you remove the fibroid after pregnancy, then there is a possibility for recurrence of a fibroid in the future. The following are the likely complications in p...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have irregular periods with pain in a 52-year-old female?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is facing pain at periodical time since 6 months and period facing two times in a month and it remains for 4 to 6 days. Although she never faced this situation before. My mother's age is 52 years now. What should she do now. Already visited two gynecologist and they advised u...  Read Full »

Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From your history, it is obvious that your mother definitely has to go through the operation and remove the uterus. However, one thing is that there is nothing I found like ovarian tumor or something like that in USG (attachment removed to protect patient identity). ...  Read Full »

My periods are heavy. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. I have had a strong menstrual flow for two weeks and have taken medications (Primolut N, Vitamin K), but nothing has changed. I went to the hospital, and a scan was recommended. It indicates that there are many myoma growths in my uterus, but no uterine damage has o...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Some females in your area have special gynecological issues, including, unfortunately, female fibroids. If these fibroids interfere with your regular activities, you should seek therapy. As your full gynecological, Obstetrics, medical, ...  Read Full »

I am diagnosed with PCOS and fibroids. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 37 years old with two kids. I am 136 lbs and 5 feet 4 inches tall. Nine months back, I had a transabdominal USG which showed polycystic ovaries (right ovary 11 mm and left ovary 7 mm). I always have periods of 2 to 3 days with cycle ranging from 30 to 40 days. I do not have heavy ...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As your periods are regular and there is no other period-related issue, there is nothing to worry about. Just an accidental finding of a fibroid and such tiny size is no worry a...  Read Full »

Is it possible for me to have a successful pregnancy with a 2.8 inches intramural posterior fibroid?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it possible for me to have a successful pregnancy with a 2.8 inches intramural posterior fibroid? I would rather not have it removed.  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Probably it is possible as many women conceive and have successful pregnancies. But on the other hand, it is also a risk factor for the miscarriages, and it may or may not interfere with implantation though miscarriages are higher with submucosal ones. But it is not l...  Read Full »

I am a 40-year-old woman with fibroid bleeding. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old woman, 5 feet 1 inch in height, and weigh 123 pounds. I have been experiencing normal bleeding and mild stomach pain for the past 10 days due to my fibroid issue. I need medication to stop the bleeding and reduce the stomach pain. Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. I can provide some general information on managing fibroid-related symptoms. Fibroids are benign (non-cancerous) growths in the uterus that can cause various symptoms, including heavy bleeding and abdominal pain. To...  Read Full »

Is surgery necessary for intramural fibroids to get conceived?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 35-year old female and do not have children. I have two intramural fibroids of 0.9 inch in size, putting pressure on the cavity. Doctor suggested laparoscopic myomectomy along with the removal of chocolate cysts on the ovary. I want a second opinion. Is surgery necessary? How long...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understood your concern. It is better to go for surgery because it will increase the chances of pregnancy, and it is better to reduce the size of the tumor because it causes pressure on the uterine cavity. You can wait for 3 month...  Read Full »

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