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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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How long do I wait to conceive after myomectomy? Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had a laparoscopic myomectomy this month to remove a one-centimeter submucosal myoma. The other two myomas are intramural. I did not face any complications three days after the procedure. Can I face complications later? Also, since my cavity was opened, how long do I need to wait bef...  Read Full »

Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. After the uterine cavity is opened during a myomectomy, the chances of a uterine rupture occurring during a subsequent pregnancy are very high. This can be decreased by ensuring that the subsequent pregnancy is dela...  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 »

I need a second opinion for my fibroids surgery. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor,I need to get a second opinion on my CT scan report for fibroids. I do not have any side effects or symptoms at the moment. The local doctor has advised us to undergo surgery to remove them. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. I have gone through the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and these are quite large fibroids, and they are multiple. If right now you do not have any symptoms like excessive pv (per vagina...  Read Full »

I am a 29-year-old female diagnosed with an endometrial cyst for which I am undergoing treatment. Can I try for a baby?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old female who underwent myometry testing to diagnose an endometrial cyst ten years back. I am currently undergoing treatment by taking Novelon. Can I try for a baby next month? Please help. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Veena Madhan Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. Is it a myomectomy? If yes, what is the size? What is the size and location of the endometriotic cyst? Which ovary is affected? What is the status of the tubes? Please provide the latest scan reports wi...  Read Full »

I had undergone a left salpingectomy before 8 years. Now my scan reveals fluid accumulation in the left ovary. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, We are planning for a second attempt at IVF treatment. I had a myomectomy, left salpingectomy (left fallopian was removed) with ovarian drilling eight years ago. I had a scan and a blood test required for new IVF. The scan discovered fluid on the left ovary. She initially thought this co...  Read Full »

Dr. Monica Mathur

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. As you have not sent me the sonography scan reports, I will answer you from give information. The fluid that is seen on the left side of your pelvis is most probably due to an infection either in your uterus or in the ovary. So it is advised to...  Read Full »

I had a myomectomy and now have many fibroids. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 34 years old woman who had an open myomectomy two years ago. And recently, I found out that I have five new ones: 2.3 X 1.7 centimeters anterior wall, 2.3 X 1.8 centimeters anterior wall, 3.18 X 1.6 centimeters anterior fundal in position, 1.3 X 1.2 centimeters fungal, and 0....  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Another treatment for your condition is embolization of the uterine artery. Did your doctor discuss this option with you? Thank you.   Read Full »

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 thr...  Read Full »

Dr. Prerna Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

When can I conceive after a laparoscopic myomectomy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am undergoing a laparoscopic myomectomy for three intramural fibroids of size 2.6 cm each, after two weeks. It is present in the anterior wall of the retroverted uterus. The doctor has not given any Lupron injection before surgery. My fibroids are not causing any symptoms. I had six...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. The following are the answers to your questions: 1. No, anesthesia will not be very risky for you if you do not have major fibrosis due to COVID (coronavirus disease). 2. The risk of death in laparoscopic myomectomy is ver...  Read Full »

I have not been give Lupron injection before fibroid surgery. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suggested laparoscopic myomectomy for the removal of three uterine fibroids, 2 cm each. But, I have not been given any Lupron injections before surgery. So I have a few doubts. 1. Are there any risks of death after this surgery? 2. What are the chances of blood loss and loss o...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Lupron injections are given to patients with huge fibroids to reduce their size. Your fibroids are small in size, and that is why an injection was not given. It is a simple procedure, and the death rate is minimal after surgery. Blood loss...  Read Full »

Can I conceive with uterine fibroid pushing the endometrium?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I have been diagnosed with uterine fibroid with submucosal extension. Following are the results: The uterus is retroverted and measured 4.2 x 3.4 x 3.4 inches. It is bulky. An intramural fibroid of 2.6 x 2.2 x 2.3 inches is also seen in the posterior wall. The fibroid is pushing...  Read Full »

Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair Bhaskaran

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 enlarges then you...  Read Full »

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