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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Kindly explain my vaginal swab culture reports.

Query: Hi doctor, I recently did a scan and do not know what it means. Please can you break it down word by word what the scan means so that I can get a better understanding to what it means. I will be looking forward from hearing from you. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The scan reports show that there is no fluid or collection inside the uterus (cyesis) (attachment removed to protect patient identity), no adnexal mass that is no cyst be it endometriotic or ovarian or any fibroids (being tumors) from uterus. But, there is collection...  Read Full »

Can fibroid or peritoneal dialysis cause heavy menstrual bleeding?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife, 46 years old is having constant menstrual bleeding for the past 15 to 20 days. Mostly mild and sometimes heavy and she is also doing peritoneal dialysis because of kidney failure. Gynecologist suggested for ultrasound and they found small submucosal fibroid and the doctor sa...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concern. There are a few reasons of her symptoms. It could be due to hormonal imbalance caused by premenopausal stage and fibroid. As she is on dialysis, it could be due to dialysis also (because of anticoagulant use ...  Read Full »

Had miscarriage because of fibroid in uterus. Will I have a safe pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am married for ten months. I had a miscarriage of 10 weeks baby. Now again, I expect five weeks of pregnancy. At my first miscarriage checkup, the doctor said that I have a fibroid of 3.2 cm within the uterus at the intermural side. Also, at that time, my TORCH test was positive. T ...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two things, one is to have a pregnancy, and the second is the growth of the pregnancy. Both are different and require different approaches in the treatment point of view. As you said, there were T and R positive. If it was IgG (Immunoglobulin G) positive, ...  Read Full »

Is surgery necessary for intramural fibroids to get conceive?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 35-yearold female and do not have children. I have two intramural fibroids of 2.5 cm 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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 mon...  Read Full »

Is it possible for me to have a successful pregnancy with a 7.3 cm intramural posterior fibroid?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it possible for me to have a successful pregnancy with a 7.3 cm intramural posterior fibroid? I would rather not have it removed.  Read Full »


Dr. Nadia Khan

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinq.com. 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 »

Why is my mother having periods after menopause?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother had a fibroid in the uterus and now she had her periods after menopause.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Near or after menopause heavy bleeding needs investigations. The average age of menopause is 51 years in your country. It would be better if you send me her complete gynecological, obstetrics, medical, and drug history. It should be investigated either she had complete ...  Read Full »

How will a 7 mm uterine fibroid impact my life?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28 year old female, and today I went for an ultrasound scan of the abdomen, as advised by my family physician. My test report shows small hypoechoic lesion of 7 mm in the fundus myometrium. It is indicative of a fibroid, and my endometrial thickness is 7 mm. What is the meanin...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? If I may suggest, just forget the report, let me explain why. Fibroids or myomas are harmless masses in the uterus, which are hormone dependent. It keeps growing as long as you have estrogen, so once your hormones stop after menopause, it will ceas...  Read Full »

Are irregular periods and the feeling of incomplete bowel emptying related?

Query: Hi doctor, Over the past 3 months, my periods have become irregular. It was regular throughout my life. I faced spotting between periods and had been detected with a submucosal fibroid of 2 cm. For the past 3 months, I feel in the morning after passing bowels, that my bowel has not cleared. This f...  Read Full »


Dr. Viral Dineshchandra Vyas

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that your periods are irregular and you have a feeling of incomplete evacuation of bowel. This type of combination is seen in hypothyroidism. So you need to check your thyroid function after consulting a physician. These two problems can also be totally unr...  Read Full »

What does a bulky uterus and an intramural fibroid mean?

Query: Hi doctor, My mom had headaches and backpain. So recently, my mom went for an ultrasound scan and was diagnosed with a bulky uterus. The size of her uterus is 83x41x61 mm, and they also found an intramural fibroid sized 57x33x38 mm. Could you please help me understand what exactly this means and is...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? Let me start by saying that it is nothing to worry. Let me explain. Fibroids or myomas are benign or non-malignant masses arising from the muscles fibers of the uterus, usually in women with not many children (1 or 2). These masses are like stones ...  Read Full »

Is it a routine procedure to do blood transfusion before uterus removal?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 64 years old. She has a fibroid above the uterus. The doctor has advised removing the uterus. She has a low level of hemoglobin, and she is given injections to increase the range. But it got increased from 10 g/dL to 10.4 g/dL. But the doctor advises my mother to have hemogl...  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your mother is 64 years old, it is better to have uterus removal and removal of fibroid along with it. Please mention about the symptoms faced by her. Please send the ultrasound report to guide you further. For increasing the range of Hb (hemoglobin), iron injection...  Read Full »

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