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What ultrasound treatments are there for fibroids

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, but: Fibroids can be missed, but only in certain circumstances. If the fibroids are very small or non-distinct, then they may be difficult to spot on an ul ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
No: larger fibroids can not be seen and measured unlelss transabdominal sonogram is done
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Ultrasound : Ultrasound is excellent at characterizing and correctly identifying cysts (a cyst is a fluid filled structure). Most cysts appear obviously benign on ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Zegel
49 years experience Radiology
See answer: Your imaging results sound normal small fibroids are not an uncommon occurence. Have your dr. / gynecologist correlate to make certain that you are ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Options : That is certainly one option. At 49 most docs would simply recommend a hysterectomy.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroids: "Fibroid tumors" are also "leiomyomata", and at menopause generally will become smaller secondary to decreasing estrogen levels. The comment about the ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert WorthingtonKirsch
34 years experience Phlebology
See below: At ultrasound cysts are typically black with a thin wall near the transducer and bright echoes away from the transducer. Fibroids almost always have i ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A little: A thickend endometrium in a 29 year woman on day 12 of her cycle isn't really concerning. Its normal. But multiple fibroids are a little concerning. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depending on timing: of when the procedure was done, some swelling and pain may be normal. You should ask your doctor to review these results with you for better understan ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Very common.: probably at least 50% of women have fibroids by age 50, and most women have had an ovarian cyst at one time or another.
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