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Doctor insights on: Submucosal Myoma

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I need to know about myoma?

I need to know about myoma?

Fibroid: Myoma is a different term for fibroid, which is a benign tumor, generally growing in various locations in the womb and able to grow to considerable size. Fibroids/myomas usually stop growing after menopause. ...Read more

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What work best to treat myoma?

What work best to treat myoma?

Too general of a ?: Please discuss with your doc because it depends how big it is , where it is what are your fertilty desires and do you have any other pelvic organ problems or have you had previous abdominal or pelvic surgery. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of myoma?

What are the symptoms of myoma?

Leiomyoma symptoms: The symptoms include increasing abdominal girth, pain, bleeding and bladder pressure or frequency. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have myoma?

How can I tell if I have myoma?

Physical Exam: A myoma (uterine fibroid) can be detected utilizing a pelvic exam and an ultrasound. A MRI would also be able to detect one too. ...Read more

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What are the odds of dying from myoma?

What are the odds of dying from myoma?

Very low: A myoma is also called a fibroid. It is very rare to have a cancer develop in one of these, although it is possible. Up to 70% of women have myomas. ...Read more

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What are the further complications of myoma?

What are the further complications of myoma?

Most asymptomatic: Most leiomyomas are asymptomatic, though these may be associated with heavy bleeding, difficulty in conceiving, loss of pregnancy many others. See this site for more info on this topic. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001912/. ...Read more

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What is the causes of myoma and how exactly does it start?

What is the causes of myoma and how exactly does it start?

Unknown: The causes of leiomyomata are unknown at this time. They do have a genetic predisposition, are more common in african americans, native americans and hispanics, and grow in response to estrogen by binding to receptors from a small cellular nidus of smooth muscle. ...Read more

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What is myoma uteri?

What is myoma uteri?

Fibroid: This is another word for uterine fibroid - a benign muscular tumor of the uterus. A fibroid is a very common tumor and is not dangerous. A fibroid can cause symptoms of pain, pressure, bleeding and other symptoms. Commonly a fibroid will have no symptoms at all. A fibroid does not need to be treated unless it is causing symptoms. ...Read more

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I have myoma, do i have to get surgery?

I have myoma, do i have to get surgery?

Benign: Myomas are benign (non cancerous) growths in the muscle of the uterus. There are non-surgical options.. speak with your gynecologist. Read: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18400578 ...Read more

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Can myoma can be treated without operation?

Can myoma can be treated without operation?

Yes: Uterine artery embolization, focused ultrasound, and gnrh agonists(drugs) can temporarily treat fibroids without surgery. ...Read more

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Can I have a safe abortion even if I have myoma?

Yes but...: If you have a D&C procedure under any circumstances, if the uterus is distorted or enlarged by uterine fibroids, the procedure is inherently more risky. It should be done with ultrasound guidance. ...Read more

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Can myoma can be treated without having an operation?

Can myoma can be treated without having an operation?

Fibroid: Fibroid embolization can treat nyoman effectively without operation. Hifu or high frequency ultrasound can treat fibroids with ultrasound waves but is really only good for one solitary fibroid. ...Read more

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Can myoma can be treated without needing an operation?

Can myoma can be treated without needing an operation?

Yes, it can: Myopia can be treated medically with a drug called ulipristal. Unfortunately, this drug is only available in Europe, not in the US. ...Read more

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Is it possible to remove the myoma through curette? Its size is only 10 mm.

Is it possible to remove the myoma through curette? Its size is only 10 mm.

Generally yes: some possibility of them returning or popping up in a different place cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it's not a very bad surgery. ...Read more

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I have myoma im w/ sm & ss @ the anterofundal portion.The mass measures 3.5x3.8x3.6 cm.What will i do?

I have myoma im w/ sm & ss @ the anterofundal portion.The mass measures 3.5x3.8x3.6 cm.What will i do?

Depends: Since you only have one small fibroid you may choose to do nothing. Management is usually based on symptoms. Your doctor would likely be happy to discuss the details of your specific case. ...Read more

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What is the MRI procedure for myoma?

What is the MRI procedure for myoma?

MRgFUS: MR guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery... combines a high intensity focused ultrasound beam that heats and destroys targeted tissue, and a Magnetic Resonance Imaging system (MRI) which visualizes patient anatomy, and controls the treatment by continuously monitoring the tissue effect.The procedure is completely noninvasive. It is performed as an outpatient procedure. ...Read more

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What is myoma uteri (intramural type)?

What is myoma uteri (intramural type)?

Usually benign tumor: This is a very common usually non-cancerous tumor of the uterus more commonly called a "fibroid". Intramural refers to the location within the muscle of the uterus as opposed to the surface (serosal) or along the lining (musocal). ...Read more