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Treatments For Myoma
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
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
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
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
Maybe: Doubtful. Depends on location and whther it gets larger.Bbt. ...Read more
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
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
Is there any food restriction to avoid the myoma getting bigger ? Is there any food to make it smaller ?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer