A member asked:

When diagnosed with a myoma, how long does the patient can endure this before getting the operation?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves answered

Specializes in Gynecology

Depending on symptom: Uterine myomas need surgical treatment depending on the severity of symptoms. Heavy menses >8 days, >8ppd, intermenstrual bleeding, severe pain that does not respond to medical treatment. Myoma can be treated with BCP, progesterone, GnRH analogs in order to decrease flow and control pain.

Answered 9/29/2016



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