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Fibromyomas Causes

Doctors cannot really pinpoint the cause of fibroids but according to research and clinical experiences, genetic alterations, hormones, and other chemicals or substances in the body are factors.

Fibromyomas Definition

Fibromyomas or uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors?that develop within or attach to the wall of the female reproductive organ called the uterus.

Fibromyomas Diagnosis

An irregularly shaped, lumpy, or enlarged uterus may be revealed during pelvic examinations. Diagnosis is frequently reliable except among obese women. To confirm the findings, a transvaginal ultrasound or pelvic ultrasound may be preformed. To rule out potentially cancerous conditions, a D and C or pelvic laparoscopy may be necessary.

Fibromyomas Symptoms and Signs

Women who suffer from fibromyoma often experience sensation of fullness or pressure in lower abdomen, pelvic cramping, abdominal fullness or gas, increase in urinary frequency, heavy menstrual bleeding, sometimes with the passage of blood clots, and sudden, severe pain due to pedunculated fibroid.

Fibromyomas Treatment

The severity of the symptoms is the basis in treating valley fever. The age, desire for future pregnancies, general health, and characteristics of the fibroids are also considered when choosing treatment options. In some cases, regular pelvic exams or ultrasounds may be the only intervention required of the patient. For women experiencing cramps or menstrual pains, nonsteroidal inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or naprosyn may be recommended. Birth control pills are also prescribed to control heavy periods since it would prevent the fibroids from growing. Hormonal therapy may be required in some women, which includes using injectables such Depo Leuprolide. Said type of drugs shrinks the fibroids and reduces the production of estrogen and progesterone. Outpatient surgical procedures such as hysteroscopic resection of fibroids may needed by women with fibroids growing inside the uterine cavity.

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