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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Will the uterine fibroids in me affect my pregnancy?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been recently married and pregnant for three months. I have had low BP and gastric problems before pregnancy. Recently, the doctor noticed a uterus fibroid of size 3.24 x 2.78 cm. Is it common to have such a big fibroid? Will it affect the growth of my baby in the womb? Kindly... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The uterine fibroid usually causes difficulty in the implantation of the embryo. The fibroid also increases in size during pregnancy under the influence of hormones. As you are three months pregnant, I think your pregnancy should continue ... Read Full »
I have been experiencing pelvic pain, lower back pain, unexplained weight loss, and pain during sex. Are these 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
I have undergone an ultrasound as I am planning to get pregnant. What does my ultrasound report suggest?
Query: Hello doctor, I recently got an ultrasound scan done. I am attaching my reports. I am also planning to get pregnant. Will the findings in the report affect my pregnancy? Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query and understood your concern. I have seen your reports (the attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). It seems you are affected symptomatically and suffering from irregular, unscheduled, and heavy bleeding. In fibroids, the lo... Read Full »
Do fibroids continue to shrink after six months of UFE?
Query: Hi doctor, I am an anxious lady. I am 50 years old. I am in a stage of perimenopause. I have a severe phobia of menstrual blood loss. A year back, I had UFE for an intramural fibroid. Previously of doing this procedure, I took Norethisterone on long term due to anxiety of blood loss. I had slight... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, you are absolutely healthy and leading a healthy life. You are 50 years old and reaching menopause in a few years. Estrogen hormones from ovaries make fibroids grow. Once it gets stopped, there is an absence of periods and fibroids. This sense of negativis... Read Full »
I am a 28-year-old with a uterine fibroid. Will it cause severe pain during gestation?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years, and I have a 3 cm uterine fibroid. Will it start growing once I conceive? Will it cause severe and unbearable pain during gestation? What are the risks if I conceive? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Uterine fibroids, in most cases, continue to grow in size, but of course, they are dependent on various contributing factors. A 3 cm uterine fibroid should not contribute any complications to pregnancy, although you will have to be under... Read Full »
How long should I wait to conceive after undergoing a laparoscopic myomectomy for the removal of fibroids?
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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand 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 very minimal. 3. ... 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 use ayurvedic medicines for uterine fibrosis along with Thyronorm and Lupron Depot?
Query: Hello doctor, I am taking the tablets Thyronorm and Lupron Depot once in two months. Can I use ayurvedic and allopathy medicines together?Please give your suggestions. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Allopathic medicine is a better option, so if you are taking allopathic, you should continue allopathic only. Consuming both simultaneously may cause complications if you are taking it to treat some dise... Read Full »
May I know the impression of a movable and nontender pelvic mass paplated at the midline?
Query: Hi doctor, A 49-year-old G4P4 (4004) comes to your outpatient department because of bloatedness and abdominal enlargement for the past six months. LMP was two months back. She denies urinary nor bowel disturbances. Pelvic mass is palpated at the midline, movable and nontender, approximately measure... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing today? History needs a few more details. G4, you mean she is pregnant? Rule out pregnancy. Have a urine pregnancy test, you never know. Amenorrhea may be due to perimenopausal status. Mass can be a fibroid, adenomyosis, ovarian mass in the midline. No... Read Full »
I am 46-year-old female suffering from multiple fibroids in my right ovary. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor,I am 46 years old and have three fibroids of 71 mm, 38 mm, and 5 mm each in my right ovary. In addition, I have painful cramps during my periods. Currently taking ayurvedic supplements and natural progesterone cream. Is there any ayurvedic remedy to cure fibroids?Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Fibroid itself is not an indication of surgery. Only if the symptoms are unbearable it needs an intervention. For normal pain, the use of painkillers during periods is enough. I am not sure about ayurvedic medicat... Read Full »