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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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