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Need a advice to do surgery for Uterine Fibroid

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: November 29, 2021 3:00 AM
Anonymous 5 months

I’m 41 this year. I hv do ultrasound at clinic and noticed a 7cm fibroid. I wish to pregnant. May i get advice from doctor? If i go hospital make appointment for fibroid sugery need to go checkup again?

Dr Sashini Seeni 5 months
General Practitioner

Hello and good morning
Thank you for your question.

Based on your question, I understand that you are worry about your problem. I will try to help you.

For your information, myomectomy is a surgical procedure to remove uterine fibroids. These common noncancerous growths appear in the uterus. Uterine fibroids usually develop during childbearing years, but they can occur at any age. The surgeon’s goal during myomectomy is to take out symptom-causing fibroids and reconstruct the uterus. Unlike a hysterectomy, which removes your entire uterus, a myomectomy removes only the fibroids and leaves your uterus. Women who undergo myomectomy report improvement in fibroid symptoms, including decreased heavy menstrual bleeding and pelvic pressure.

Your doctor might recommend myomectomy for fibroids causing symptoms that are troublesome or interfere with your normal activities. If you need surgery, reasons to choose a myomectomy instead of a hysterectomy for uterine fibroids include:

  • You plan to bear children
  • Your doctor suspects uterine fibroids might be interfering with your fertility
  • You want to keep your uterus

After you go to the hospital undergo some medical checkups, then, if you are agree to have a fibroid surgery, the doctor will set a date for you. After the surgery, you still need to come to the hospital for the doctor to check on your progression or if there is any complications after the surgery.

Therefore, I advise you to refer to a doctor for a proper treatment. You can also have an online consultation with our doctors for more information and further treatments.

I hope this answer will help you. Thank you.

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Last Updated: Mon Nov 29 2021 03:00:57 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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