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Uterine Fibroid

A noncancerous growth in the uterus commonly seen during childbearing age is called a uterine fibroid or leiomyomas or myomas. Some of the common symptoms of a uterine fibroid are heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, frequent urination, constipation, and back pain.

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Can I get pregnant with a single embryo transfer?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old female. Both the ovaries are polycystic. My husband is 33 years old and has erection issues. The doctor suggested IUI, but the husband's motile sperm count was only 10 million. The doctor advised going for IVF with ICSI. Can I go for a single embryo transfer? I als...  Read Full »

Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The sperm count of 10 million is more than sufficient for IUI (intrauterine insemination). Please go for IUI, and you have an excellent chance to conceive. So, do not worry. You are around 9 kg overweight (attachments removed to protect patients identity), so pleas...  Read Full »

Will menopause cause a change in the shape of the breast when there is a history of fibroadenoma?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 52-year-old woman with a history of left breast fibroadenoma and fibrocystic breasts since I was 30-year-old. I am almost going through menopause as my periods are not regular. I also have a complex left ovarian cyst and uterine fibroma. For the past three days, I have been feeling...  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your history and understand your concern. As per your description, these symptoms could be due to hormonal imbalance (perimenopausal stage), but any changes in your breasts, need evaluation at your age. Get a mammography and ultrasound breast to ...  Read Full »

I have a large fibroid in my uterus. Can medication help?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently, I developed a lump in my abdomen and have been experiencing breathing problems. My medical history includes issues with breathing, leg pain, and a dry throat. Today, I underwent an ultrasound (USG) which revealed a large fibroid in my uterus measuring 110.3 mm x 87.6 mm. Is this...  Read Full »

Dr. Simpatwar Sonam Arvind

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Your sonography suggests a large fibroid. As the size is 110.3 mm x 87.6 mm, it needs to be managed surgically. Since you are only 34 years old, the best plan of management would be: Laparoscopic myomectomy, w...  Read Full »

Is Laparoscopic hysterectomy test necessary for uterine fibroid?

Query: Hi doctor, My spouse aged 47 years has been advised laparoscopic¬†hysterectomy as a fibroid of 80 x 70 mm is observed in USG of the¬†uterus. She is having irregular periods from the last 9 to 10 months. Her hemoglobin has reduced to 9.5 g/dL. Is this a sufficient and strong ground for a hysterectomy...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, this is sufficient ground for hysterectomy, and I think you should go ahead. Since she has a symptomatic fibroid, she will need definitive treatment. There are medicines available, but they are not very effective. They may just keep symptoms under control, and it ...  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 had an abortion seven months back. Why do I still have black colored periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an abortion seven months back. I have been having black colored periods bleeding from the last three months. The bleeding is black on all the days of the periods.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to That is quite a short history. Having black or altered blood in the first few months after abortion is common. We have to rule out the following possibilities. Get a pelvic scan to rule out any endometrial polyps or any uterine masses or any endometrial pathology. This ...  Read Full »

My wife is three months pregnant and is diagnosed with fibroids. Will it affect the baby?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is recently pregnant (we have been married for three months). She has an issue with low BP and gastric before pregnancy. Recently we have been to one doctor, and he noticed uterus fibroid. I have a few questions, and please reply. 1) Is it common to have such a big fibroid (3.24x...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I have gone through the details provided by you (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) and the image/reports shared by you. Please do not worry. It is not a big fibroid. Fibroids of much bigger s...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of uterine cysts or fibroids?

Query: Hello doctor,I recently had a hip arthroscopy due to a labral tear and had a repair and chondroplasty. I have been experiencing deep right pelvic pain, low back pain, and leg pain of a non-dermatomal pattern for over a year. Since surgery, the hip has improved, but I still have other pain. I have al...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You need to have an overall workup for your generalized and localized body health. Have a complete check of all medical issues and take regular and complete treatment accordingly. Your surgery actually included nerves as ...  Read Full »

How to manage heavy bleeding due to intramural uterine fibroids?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 45-years-old and weigh 72 kilograms. During ultrasound scanning, it was noticed that there are small intramural uterine fibroids. As a result, I have been facing the problem of heavy bleeding for four days during my menstrual cycle. Kindly advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Pandian. P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to During menstruation, regular contractions occur after bleeding to stop heavy bleeding. In a fibroid uterus, this mechanism is hampered; that is why you have heavy bleeding. If it persists even after treatment for a long time, the fibroids should be removed surgically...  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 »

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