After surgical removal of uterine fibroids. How to take care?

Follow-up visit. If a patient had surgery, the patient should make a follow-up visit with their surgeon so she or he can examine them and make sure everything is healing okay. At that appointment, the patient should receive more instructions. If not clear about immediate post-surgical instructions, please call the surgeon. Best of luck!

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How long does it take for complete healing after a uterine fibroid surgery?

Depends. If the fibroid are subserosal on the outside pf the uterus it may be healed in 1 month. In the fibroids are deeper it likely takes about 3 months for good healing and even longer for maximal strength. But no one knows for sure in any individual woman. Read more...

How can I treat uterine fibroids except surgery?

Alternatives. Fibroids can be shrunk with use of Lupron (leuprolide) Depot medication used over a period of months, but the change is reversible when the medicine is stopped. Fibroids can also be treated by Uterine Fibroid Embolization which is done by interventional radiologists and is not surgery. Neither one is appropriate if one is hoping to conceive. Read more...

How can I treat uterine fibroids without surgery?

Fibroids. The answer depends on the specifics of your situation and findings. The easiest scenario is the person who has a solitary fibroid that is not significant in size or location in the uterus. Read more...

I have suffered from uterine fibroids for years. Is there a solution that will not involve surgery?

Yes. Not knowing the specifics of your case i can only give you general options...Embolization, depoprovera, depolupron, Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, aromatase-inhibitors, continuous ocps. Read more...
Fibroids. There is a technique where they use ultrasounds from outside body and coagulates the fibroids. There is a center in usa doing this .You can google it online. Read more...
Yes. After you are evaluated by a combination of ultrasound, physical exam, mri, etc to determine the number size and locations of fibroids, several options exist. Medical therapy with different hormones may help. Uterine artery embolization is an options. And newer ultrasound or MRI guided fibroid destruction procedures are all available. It depends on your individual situation. Read more...
Absolutely yes. Consider uterine fibroid embolization (ufe). It is performed by interventional radiologists physicians specifically trained in minimally invasive procedures. It can be performed as an outpatient, treats all the fibroids in the uterus, and is successful at relieving symptoms in >90%, and covered by insurance. There is no need to suffer and no need to have surgery you don't want. Read more...

Can uterine fibroid surgery be serious?

Depends on surgery. There are several options and fibroid tumors can be removed, it depends if you want any future pregnancies or not.Surgical choices are 1leparoscopic/robotic myomectomy 2hysteroscopic myomectomy 3 endometrial ablation and resection of the submucosal folds 4hysterectomy there can be complications of each procedure, like bleeding, infection, and others.You should discuss with the surgeonabout the safety. Read more...
It shouldn't be. Any surgery can be serious. But if surgery for fibroids is indeed necessary (it isn't always), there are several surgical approaches. Laparoscopy and laparotomy are two of them. In certain situations, the fibroid uterus may be removed vaginally. Tho there are risks with any type of surgery, the risks are minimized in experienced hands with good pre-operative preparation. Pls ck with your surgeon. Read more...

Will I have to have surgery right away if I've been diagnosed with a uterine fibroid/tumor?

Usually no. Uterine fibroids are extremely common and may be asymptomatic. Surgery may be needed if fibroids cause symptoms that can be relieved only by surgery. Unless the fibroids are causing profuse bleeding, there would not be a reason to have surgery immediately. Read more...

Will I need surgery to get rid of my uterine fibroids?

Maybe. Not all fibroids will cause you problems. Sometimes they cause no symptoms. Other times they can grow and cause bleeding, pain, miscarriage, infertility, etc. So it really depends on you individually. Read more...
Fibroids. If you have heavy periods, severe cramps surgery is a good alternative if medication therapy failed. If it s just an incidental finding, just make sure you get a pelvic exam once a year. Read more...
Also if growing. As they grow fibroids may be more likely to cause problems and be more difficult to remove through minimally invasive techniques. So you may want to get them dealt with if problems are borderline, but size increasing. Read more...

How to get rid of uterine fibroids without having surgery?

Fibroids. The only way to currently & truly "get rid" of any fibroid is surgery. The best situation is a solitary smaller fibroid that is accessible to hysteroscopic resection where there are no incisions other that in the uterus, or uterine artery embolization or using freezing or microwaving but these only "shrink" the tumors and in my opinion are quite experimental. Read more...