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Submucosal Fibroid

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous grows commonly found in the tissues lining the wall of the uterus. Submucosal fibroids are a rare form of fibroids, and it grows under the lining of the uterus. They cause heavy bleeding and other serious complications. Large submucosal fibroids cause fertility problems in women.

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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 »

Kindly examine my reports and suggest whether I have uterine cancer.

Query: Hi doctor, I am sending you the reports of my transvaginal ultrasound. Please tell me if the fibroids are to be removed and the risks of such surgery.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to As the pictures are really unclear, kindly avoid sending photos of the report. You may just scan the written report and send it to me. I would like to see the ultrasound report. Thank you.  Read Full »

Does presence of fibroids play a role in delayed pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Please guide me regarding fibroid treatment as I am trying to conceive since the last four years.  Read Full »

Dr. Aishwarya Parthasarathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Fibroids are the most common benign tumor in the uterus. It occurs in 40 % of the women. They can cause infertility, but not every fibroid causes infertility. They can lead to an altered sperm movement if present in the cervical canal, causing infertility. What does ...  Read Full »

How can submucosal fibroid during pregnancy be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 23 weeks pregnant. She has been diagnosed with an 3.1 inches submucosal fibroid. She is in agony everyday with pain. I know more likely she will need a C-section eventually for safer delivery. But should I do a CA-125 test for peace of mind to rule out ovarian cancer. And after...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepali Raina

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. CA125 is not relevant in pregnancy and it does not help in the management of a submucous fibroid. 2. After delivery the fibroid can be removed at the time of C-section by an expert doctor. 3. Hysterectomy is not needed for a fibroid of this kind. 4. Yes, this fibr...  Read Full »

Can the lower abdomen pain be due to ovulation?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two days, I am feeling a mild pain on my lower abdomen and having a feeling that my bowels are not getting cleared. I had my last period about two months back. My periods have become irregular since then. Last month, I got examined and was detected having a uterine fibroid...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The best way to check for an ovulation pain is to check for LH (luteinizing hormone) surge with an ovulation kit. If the test is positive, then you are likely to ovulate or have ovulated already. The pain can also be due to submucosal fibroid. I suggest you use tablet M...  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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 at ...  Read Full »

Can I go for laparoscopic removal of my fibroids after a failed IVF?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had an IVF failure six times, with top blastocyst the last two times. I am attaching my reports for your reference. Kindly advise me on whether I should go for the removal of my fibroids through laparoscopy. Thank you.   Read Full »

Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have reviewed the USG (ultrasonography) report you have attached (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Though there are multiple fibroids, they are very small. Only the submucosal fibroid size is 2 cm, which can be th...  Read Full »

Is there a treatment for endometrial hyperplasia in homeopathy?

Query: Hi doctor, Would you be kind to give us a second opinion based on attached files?¬†Please find the attached pathology report of my wife where basically she was given two options. I have uploaded the findings of endometrial hyperplasia. The options given are hormones for life, Progesterone with three...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the reports and the history of illness provided (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Considering the fact that the submucosal fibroid is quiet small in size and the histopathology is suggestive of proliferative endometrium, it is advisable...  Read Full »

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