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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My ultrasound report suggested a single fibroid. Can I have leiomyosarcoma?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 45 years old and I have a fibroid. I did an ultrasound last week. It looks like an interior fibroid and it started to degenerate. I have this issue for a couple of years. My doctor suggests me to do a biopsy to rule out leiomyosarcoma. I have attached the ultrasound report. My ultraso...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Though there are rare chances to have leiomyosarcoma, it is always better to get checked once by the gynecologist. The degenerative changes and increase in the size of the tumor arise as suspicions. Though it could be a simple degenerative fibroid, it should be examined...  Read Full »

Transabdominal USG shows polycystic ovaries and hypoechoic fibroids. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 37 years old with two kids. I am 62 kg 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 per...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Since 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 worr...  Read Full »

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