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My uterus is normal size with a myoma in the posterior wall, size 1.7x1.0x1.5 cm.Is this harmful? what treatment do u suggest as I am unmarried?

My uterus is normal size with a myoma in the posterior wall, size 1.7x1.0x1.5 cm.Is this harmful? what treatment do u suggest as I am unmarried?

Not harmful: Fibroids of the size described are quite common in a 38 y/o woman. They do not need treatment. They can be monitored with pelvic ultrasound on a let's say yearly basis to see if and how quickly they grow. If they seem to grow quickly, there is medication that can then be taken to stop the fibroids from growing. ...Read more

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I'm a38y/o woman.I have question of agynecologist for lyomyomatosis uterus.I have 2time lyomyomectomy but, ihave myoma&i, m simgle.Do you know treatment?

I'm a38y/o woman.I have question of agynecologist for lyomyomatosis uterus.I have 2time lyomyomectomy but, ihave myoma&i, m simgle.Do you know treatment?

Surgery or drugs: For women with leiomyomas (fibroids) there are a few treatment options. 1) surgery to remove fibroids; 2) medication to shrink fibroids (depot lupron); 3) uterine artery emobolization (a radiology procedure to starve fibroid of blood supply); and 4) expectant management or do nothing. If you are having pain or desire conception, see a doctor for more specific advice re management. ...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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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 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

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Does a large myoma and a polyps warrant hysterectomy?

Does a large myoma and a polyps warrant hysterectomy?

It depends: This decision is a personal one. If the myoma and polyps are not causing problems, cancer has been ruled out and your are comfortable with your options, hysterectomy does not have to be performed. It is certainly a reasonable option for those that choose to proceed along that route for treatment. ...Read more

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Is myoma uteri always related with hormonal conditions ?

Is myoma uteri always related with hormonal conditions ?

Genetic: There is a genetic predisposition for women to get fibroids (aka: myomas). However, they do increase in size over the span of your reproductive life from estrogen. ...Read more

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How do you cure myoma uteri without surgical intervention?

How do you cure myoma uteri without surgical intervention?

Embolization...: Non-surgical treatment of uterine leiomyomas is an evolving field of medicine only available at certain centers. Two of the techniques used are Uterine Artery Embolization and MRI guided focused ultrasound. No diet or herbal treatment has ever been shown to cure leiomyomas. Best wishes! ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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I have 3 myoma uteri measures 1.1 x 0.9 x 1.0 cm anterofundal intramural; 0.9 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm and 0.6 x 0.8 x 0.5 cm anterior intramural. do need surg?

I have 3 myoma uteri measures 1.1 x 0.9 x 1.0 cm anterofundal intramural; 0.9 x 0.9 x 0.6 cm and 0.6 x 0.8 x 0.5 cm anterior intramural. do need surg?

Symptoms : As a General rule the decision to proceed with surgery for uterine fibroids is dependent upon the patient's symptoms. We don't usually operate simply because a fibroid is present. The three fibroids that you mentioned are very small. ...Read more

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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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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 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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