Fibroids Treatment

Most women are afflicted with uterine fibroids at least once in their lives, but the condition often goes undiagnosed due to a lack of visible symptoms. Though most fibroids are not harmful or cancerous, bigger fibroids can cause abdominal pain and discomfort, as well as abnormal bleeding during and between periods, which is a cause for concern. There are various treatments for fibroids, depending on their size, location and number.

What are Fibroids?

Uterine Fibroids are abnormal growths on the uterus that typically appear during child-bearing years. These are benign, or non-cancerous a majority of times, but can cause pain and discomfort, depending on their size and number. There are various types of fibroids, based on their location in the uterus.

  • Intramural: muscular wall of the uterus
  • Subserosal: outside of the uterus
  • Pedunculated:subseroal tumors with a stem
  • Submucosal: middle muscle layer

What are the causes of Fibroids?

Though it is impossible to determine the exact cause of fibroids, there are various factors that boost and influence their presence in the uterus.

  • Genetics
  • Hormones
  • Pregnancy
  • Others

Most often, fibroids can run in the family, with each generation of women developing them at some point in their life. If your mother, grandmother, or sister has fibroids, you are more likely to develop them.

What are the symptoms of Fibroids?

Most women are never diagnosed with fibroids, as they never experience any symptoms that may cause a diagnosis. However, fibroids do indeed have symptoms that women should look out for.

  • Pain in the lower back or pelvis
  • Heavy bleeding during periods
  • Spotting or bleeding between periods
  • Increased urination
  • Increased menstrual cramps
  • Fullness or pressure in the abdomen
  • Swelling in the abdomen

How are Fibroids diagnosed?

A gynecologist can prescribe the appropriate tests to diagnose fibroids, in case you exhibit any symptoms.

  • Pelvic MRI
  • Ultrasound

A Pelvic MRI produces high-quality pictures of the uterus, ovaries, and other pelvic organs, for an in-depth analysis.

What are the treatments for Fibroids?

Based on the size, location, and number of fibroids present, the doctor can craft a treatment plan.

  • Home remedies such as acupuncture, yoga, dietary changes, etc. can alleviate the symptoms of fibroids
  • Medications such as birth control pills or IUD
  • Large fibroids can be surgically removed through a Laparoscopy or Hysteroscopy

Why choose Heal and Care Clinic for Fibroids Treatment in Pune?

The experts at Heal and Care have years of experience in diagnosing and treating gynecological issues such as Uterine Fibroids that cause discomfort and pain in women. Dr. ManishaPatil, the leading gynecologist in Pune, India, uses her expertise to understand the goals and symptoms of each patient, after which a precise diagnosis and personalized treatment plan can be crafted for accuracy. With world-class technology in our clinic, each procedure is conducted while keeping in mind safety standards, for treatments of the highest standard of excellence.

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