Myomectomy

The surgical procedure that is done to remove uterine fibroids is called myomectomy. Instead of a hysterectomy, where the entire uterus is removed, here, only the noncancerous growth is removed so that the woman can still bear kids.

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What is the best method to remove fibroids?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 39 year old unmarried female. I am having multiple fibroids. I would like to know the treatment for this disease. I am having pain and heavy bleeding during menses. Is there any medication through which fibroids can be eliminated? Or should I undergo any surgery? Can it be done th...  Read Full »


Dr. Prerna Gupta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I understood that you have multiple fibroids, mainly intramural and subserosal and a submucosal one that is inside the cavity. All the other fibroids can be shrunken with medicines, but not the submucosal ...  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 »

Please suggest treatment options for a huge uterine fibroid.

Query: Hello doctor, My query is about my sister. She is a 31 year old female who is unmarried. Her height is 5 feet and she weighs 55 kg. She is suffering from huge uterine fibroid measuring 140 x 83 mm arising from the right fundus of the uterus. I would like to know what are the best treatment options a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As this is a subserosal fibroid, she is unmarried, the remaining uterus is bulky but endometrial lining is normal and there are no other intramural fibroid detected, the best form of removal for this large fibroid would be through a laparoscopic approach. A laparosc...  Read Full »

I have submucosal uterine fibroid. Will it affect my pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old woman. I was healthy and normal. But before two months, I was detected with a 2 cm x 1.8 cm x 2 cm submucosal fibroid in the uterus due to which I am feeling very dejected now. Please guide me.  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. A lot of females are diagnosed with incidental fibroids and in most cases these can be resected easily. These does not pose serious risk to fertility and do not worry about it. The feeling of dejection can occur due to mild depression o...  Read Full »

Is it safe to try for baby three months after open myomectomy surgery?

Query: Dear doctor, My age is 29 years. I had a surgery three months ago, open myomectomy (posterior wall 4x4 cm subserosal 8x7 cm) with right endometriotic cyst (4x4 cm). Now taking Novelon. Shall I try for a baby now?  Read Full »


Dr. Gowrimeena

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As it is close to three months from the time you had surgery, you can start trying for a pregnancy now. Please take Folic acid 5 mg daily. Also, please meet the doctor who did the surgery for you to check whether healing is complete. Consult an obstetrician and gynae...  Read Full »

Is it possible to have successful IVF even after having multiple fibroids?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 36 years old, and I have a 2-year old daughter. I have been trying for another baby for more than a year. So I was told to go for IVF. I had an ultrasound recently, and there are multiple fibroids present. I am more worried regarding the submucosal fibroid measuring 1.8 × 1.7 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send me your gynecology and obstetrics report, drug history, and your recent scan report. Women's having small multiple seedling fibroids, which is not distorting the cavity, can bear pregnancy with precautions. Women's having big fibroids distorting the cavity a...  Read Full »

Uterine fibroid is pushing the endometrial cavity. Can I conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroid with submucosal extension. Following are the results: The Uterus is retroverted and measured 10.9 x 8.8 x 8.7 cm. It is bulky. An intramural fibroid of 6.8 x 5.6 x 6.0 cm is also seen in the posterior wall. The fibroid is pushing the...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since the fibroid is comparatively big in size and bulging into endometrial cavity, it should be removed. Laparoscopic myomectomy is a better option. Chances of conception will be more after removal since it is posterior meaning behind uterus. If it enlarge the...  Read Full »

I have two fibroids about 5 to 6 cm. Could that cause preterm labor?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a preterm labor and my baby was born at 27 weeks but unfortunately had a brain bleed and passed away. I have two fibroids about 5 to 6 cm. Could that cause preterm labor?  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Preterm labor can be the result of many reasons like intrauterine infection, cervical incompetence, fetal anomalies, intrauterine growth restriction, high blood pressure, abnormal placentation, trauma, multiple pregnancies, maternal uterine anomaly, prelabour preterm ru...  Read Full »

Scan shows endometrial polyp and post wall intramural fibroid. Please advice.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 37 years old female, anxious to conceive, with premature ovarian failure, and had left ovary removed (for torsion). Recently, scan found endometrial polyp and post wall intramural fibroid (4.9 cm) pushing endometrium anteriorly. I request for an opinion about the need for laparoscop...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would be nice to have a complete menstrual, medical, drug, and gynecology history of yours. In cases of infertility and recurrent miscarriages, myomectomy is considered a last resort treatment, either hysteroscopic resection or myomectomy. In case of endometrium push...  Read Full »

What does echogenic endometrium mean?

Query: Hello doctor,I underwent myomectomy surgery five months back for fibroid removal. I am planning for pregnancy now. Recently I did a follicular scan on the tenth day of my period and report showed that I have echogenic endometrium. What does it mean by echogenic endometrium? Does it mean my uterus is...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini Nanasaheb Talpe

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would be better if you can share black images of ultrasound. It looks like a cyst in one of the ovaries (attachment removed to protect patient identity). For more information consult an infertility specialist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-onlin...  Read Full »

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