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A 36-year-old female asked:

I am suffering fibroid in uterus....dr. told me to remove the uterus. there is no other option .i felt so worried. i m 37yrs. pls suggest me ?

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Dr. Pankaj Desai
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Myomectomy?: Suggest you talk to your gynecologist if laparoscopic myomectomy- that is, removal of the fibroid only, while preserving the uterus- is an option. It would depend on the size and number of these benign tumors.
Dr. Joe Golowa
Dr. Joe Golowa commented
undefined 20 years experience
Another option is fibroid embolization. A minimally invasive procedure which can alleviate symptoms and preserve uterus without surgery. Hifu , high frequency ultrasound is performed at some centers which can ablate fibroids. There are definitely other options. You need to explore which is right for u
Aug 20, 2014

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