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Subserosal Fibroid

Noncancerous growth from the muscles of the uterus is called a uterine fibroid. A subserosal fibroid is when this fibroid grows beyond the uterine wall. Such fibroids have peduncles and can become quite large.

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Does subserosal fibroid that is undergoing myxoid necrobiosis need to be removed?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old woman. My latest pelvic IRM imaging showed that I have a 1.5 inches subserosal fibroid that is undergoing myxoid necrobiosis. My question is: Does this type of fibroid need to be removed? If yes, does the surgery have any risks for the uterine? Is it fine to get preg...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Kurmi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Fibroid in pregnancy may be increased in size and can hamper baby growth by occupying space. Subserosal fibroid does not affect conception but in your case, it is undergoing degeneration. This is a problematic part. Red degeneration is a fibroid degeneration in pregn...  Read Full »

I am a 30-year-old unmarried woman having two large fibroids in my uterus. Should I get it removed?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old unmarried woman seeking advice regarding a recent lower abdominal pain experienced on the right side. This sharp pain persisted throughout the day, intermittently coming and going. While I have experienced similar pains in the past, this episode was particularly seve...  Read Full »

Dr. Neha Rathod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Based on the information you provided and the images attached (attachment removed to protect the patient’s identity), it seems that you have a sizable fibroid measuring 12.7 x 8.5 cm, which is indeed quite large and may...  Read Full »

Is surgery required for a fibroid in the uterus?

Query: Hello doctor, My cousin's report reads as follows. 'There is an evidence of a large posterior myoserosal fibroid measuring 2.9 by 2.4 inches in the upper body region.' Does this need surgical intervention? Can you give some advice? She is yet to conceive.  Read Full »

Dr. Vinutha Sasalatti

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There is a fibroid in the posterior wall of the uterus. If there are no symptoms, it can be left alone. As she is planning to conceive, it is required to be removed. However, there are pros and cons of the same. Her TSH levels (thyroid stimulating hormone) seems hi...  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 »

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 121 lbs. 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...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 laparosco...  Read Full »

Follicle develops into big cyst every month. Doctor says, it is because of subserosal fibroid. Is this correct?

Query: Hi, My wife has regular periods. All tests are normal. Her follicle develops into a big cyst every month. Doctor says it is because of subserosal fibroid. Is this correct?  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You should consult a gynaecologist and get her hormonal profile done to rule out other causes if any. Follicular cyst may be because of PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) or it may be because of subserosal fibroid and also it can be because of hormonal changes. Sub...  Read Full »

Can someone with subserosal fibroid get pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a dentist by profession, diagnosed with a subserosal fibroid 56 x 39 mm at post myometrium with an endowment thickness of 7.4 mm, which reduced to 5.4 mm in the last month ultrasonography with no increase in the size of the fibroid. After the first diagnosis, my doctor put me on ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Let me start by putting forth few basic facts about fibroid and their management. Many of which may be well known to you. Each point has a point in your history and direction. Fibroids are the most common uterine benign tumors. They usually never appear single. O...  Read Full »

Do subserous fibroids affect fertility?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old female. I am trying to conceive. Three subserosal fibroids and left fallopian tube is pulled up with adhesions. My husband's semen analysis was reported as asthenoteratozoospermia. Please help us.  Read Full »

Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Subserous fibroids do not affect fertility. What is the position of right tube? Was it diagnosed by HSG (hysterosalpingogram) or laparoscopy? Please upload full semen report for further management. Revert back with detailed history and reports to an infertility specialis...  Read Full »

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