Following are the common questions about Uterine Fibroids:
A. Uterine fibroids are usually referred to as abnormal growth that emerges around the uterus. The reason for the occurrence of uterine fibroids may differ from one woman to another. The most common reasons are:
A. Uterine fibroids are not life-threatening or dangerous. They are benign growths that occur on the lining of the uterus. In some cases, uterine fibroids do not bother if they are small in size and lesser in number. However, in other cases, uterine fibroids can be symptomatic in other cases, like constant fatigue, irregular periods, or excessive cramping, and generally affect the quality of life.
A. If you experience any of the following signs or odd symptoms, it is always advisable to consult an experienced gynecologist for a thorough diagnosis to get proper treatment:
A. It is always the right choice to maintain a healthy diet plan while enhancing your meal with the following food items in order to keep uterine fibroids from progressing:
A. There are certain things you can avoid if you have uterine fibroids because doing so can aggravate the symptoms as well as worsen the condition. According to the clinical studies, the following are the things you should avoid:
A. If uterine fibroids are minor, they usually do not bother. However, if they are multiple in number and larger in size, such uterine fibroids can affect fertility in women. Uterine fibroids generally cause irregular periods and may interfere with ovulation. In most cases, if the uterine fibroids are submucosal, they may hinder the conception or maintaining pregnancy.
A. In some cases, fibroids may go away on their own if the estrogen levels in the body decrease. This typically happens during menopause but may also occur while taking certain medications, such as gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) agonists or antagonists.
A. Following are some women that are at higher risk of developing uterine fibroids:
A. There are four different types of uterine fibroids that can occur either in or on the lining of the uterus:
A. Uterine fibroids that are minor and asymptomatic can be left untreated but should be maintained through a healthy lifestyle. However, uterine fibroids that are large in size and multiple in numbers should not be left treated. Leaving symptomatic fibroids can make the condition worse and lead to serious health issues. Therefore, it is always advisable to consult an experienced gynecologist to get proper treatment for uterine fibroids.
A. Yes. When the uterine fibroids are larger in size or multiple in number, they can affect the normal functioning of the uterus. Not taking medical advice or prolonged cases of uterine fibroids can increase the risk of cesarean birth, breech birth, and preterm deliveries in pregnant women. In rare cases, untreated fibroids can lead to frequent miscarriages during the first or second trimester.
A. Uterine fibroids and cysts are two different conditions. Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous muscular growths that usually occur on or in the lining of the uterus. In comparison, cysts are fluid-filled cavities that develop specifically on the ovaries. The causes and symptoms of ovarian cysts, as well as uterine fibroids, are kind of similar. Generally, they both are the byproduct of hormonal imbalance, pregnancy, or genetic factors.
A. Yes. One can prevent uterine fibroids from developing or progressing if they are in the early stage. There are some following tips that may help you prevent the condition:
A. The gynecologist will conduct a physical examination while touching the abdominal area by putting a slight pressure with fingers to check the tenderness and swelling. The doctor will recommend some diagnostic tests to detect the severity of uterine fibroids in order to initiate the treatment. After diagnosing the condition thoroughly, the doctor will determine the best-suited treatment for uterine fibroids. Following are the treatments that are usually performed to treat uterine fibroids:
A. Uterine fibroids have a tendency to grow in size and can also in multiple numbers, which may result in increased body weight. Larger fibroids may cause a female to gain weight, giving it an appearance of normal belly fat. Hence, the more the fibroid grows, the heavier it will become.
A. The average cost of uterine fibroids may range between Rs. 1,00,000 to Rs. 1,50,000. However, the mentioned is an average cost which may differ from the final cost of the uterine fibroids treatment depending on the various factors such as:
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