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Uterine fibroids

What are uterine fibroids?

Uterine fibroids are a reproductive health condition among females that develops in and on their uterus. It is a noncancerous tumour and is formed of the muscles and connective tissues from the uterus wall. It is also known as leiomyomas or myomas aren’t related to enhanced risk of uterine cancer and never grow into cancer.

It is difficult to detect the fibroid's size by the human eye as it involves expanding the uterus massively and reaching the rib cage adding up the weight. Most females experience uterine fibroids during their lives. Usually, females don’t realise that they have uterine fibroids as it doesn’t cause any major signs. It can be detected through a pelvic exam or prenatal ultrasound.

Uterine fibroids symptoms

Firstly, it is crucial to understand that most fibroids don’t involve any symptoms and don’t need treatment except for the frequent intervention of professional assistance. When a female is not experiencing any major symptoms, then usually it is referred to as asymptomatic fibroid. Large fibroids can involve symptoms that shouldn’t be overlooked.

Here are the uterine fibroids symptoms one needs to be mindful of:

Uterine fibroids causes

According to studies and doctors, the uterine fibroids causes are unidentifiable, however here are some factors pointing to clinical experience:

When to see a doctor

It is recommended to get in touch with the doctor immediately when:

Hence, it is suggested to seek clinical care when a female experiences serious vaginal bleeding or severe pelvic pain suddenly.

Uterine fibroids diagnosis

When it comes to the uterine fibroids diagnosis, the doctor will initiate certain tests as he/she can suspect fibroids by just feeling a female uterus. The doctor always recommends females go through a pelvic exam once a year to identify such health conditions.

Here are some of the tests, the doctor may recommend for the appropriate uterine fibroid diagnosis:

Uterine fibroids treatment

The uterine fibroids treatment relies on its size, location, and number of fibroids. Before moving on with any treatment, the doctor will first assess the symptoms causing the condition. If a woman is experiencing any symptoms, then the doctor will initiate treatment accordingly.

It is because there are women who don’t experience any symptoms or issues linked to fibroids. The treatment plan follows certain factors that are:

Here is the treatment for uterine fibroids options that doctors usually involve for the condition:

Uterine fibroids prevention

There are no certain steps for uterine fibroids prevention. One can only eliminate the risk by ensuring a healthy weight and getting frequent pelvic assessments done. It is important to get in touch with your doctor on time as she/he can guide you better when it comes to preventing or controlling uterine fibroids symptoms.

Why Rukmani Birla Hospital for uterine fibroids treatment?

Rukmani Birla Hospital, Jaipur was laid on the foundation of offering the most exceptional care to its patients. With the assistance and efforts of our team, we continue to accomplish our goal. We ensure maintaining international healthcare standards in our hospital and have also incorporated doctors who are extremely talented in their fields.

Our world-class amenities have assisted us to become one of the most advanced and wide-ranging healthcare services in the city. We have put our integrated advanced technology in the hands of prominent doctors from all over the country and set some standards in the healthcare industry. We ensure that our patients get access to quality healthcare with additional care and fewer formalities.

If you are experiencing health conditions like uterine fibroids, make sure to consult our expert gynecologists. They will put their best efforts to diagnose and offer suitable treatment.



What should you avoid if you have uterine fibroids?

Women having condition uterine fibroids are recommended to ensure avoiding eating processed foods, red meats, and high-fat dairy. These kinds of eating habits can worsen uterine fibroids. also, ensure to avoid drinking alcohol and smoking.

Can uterine fibroids be left untreated?

Well, it entirely depends on the fibroid's size, location, and number including the symptoms. If a female is not experiencing any symptoms, then there is no need for treatment as small fibroids can be left untreated.

What are the risks of uterine fibroids?

There are no severe risks linked to uterine fibroids however, they can cause uneasiness. It can also lead to complications like dropping red blood cells and causing fatigue.

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