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Uterine fibroid tumour a non-malignant form of womb tumour

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The body of a woman is controlled by hormones. Hormones like estrogens which often keeps undiscovered affects on a woman’s body which and she often has to face severe gynecological problems. One of them is fibroids in the uterus. A majority of women of the age above twenty complain with the problem of having uterine fibroids. Why it happen is not still very clear to the medical fraternity. But it has been noticed that as long as the body provide estrogens there is a chance of slow increase in the size of the fibroids. Uterine Fibroids are normally benign in nature and does not cause womb cancer but the symptoms are badly affect the daily life of a woman.

The most common symptoms of uterus fibroids are heavy bleeding during periods. Often the monthly cycle is prolonged than the normal period and. Sometime the patients complain bleeding between periods. There may be continuous lower abdominal pain and a feel like growing pressure in uterus.  Patients may also suffer from cramps in the pelvis. If a woman suffers from any of these symptoms she must visit to a gynecologist to diagnose the cause of the problem.

A medical practitioner must go through some examination procedure. He may prescribe a pelvic examination to understand if there is any change in the form of the womb. But an ultrasonography is the best way to understand if there is any fibroid. Sometime doctors propose to have an MRI to confirm the fibroid. If uterine fibroid is confirmed the doctor then thinks of the options for treating a fibroid. Before commencing the treatment of fibroids doctors take in account facts like age of the patient, the position and size of the fibroid, the general health of the patient. The Point whether there is a pregnancy at that time and whether the patient has any plan to bear a child in future is quite crucial for the treatment procedure.

There are different methods a doctor normally chose for uterus fibroids Treatment. The most common method is using oral contraceptive pills to reduce bleeding. Sometime doctor’s advice to have intrauterine contraceptive device which will release required hormone to lessen the heavy bleeding. Medicines are given so that the patient does not become anemic. Sometime short hormonal therapy is used to curb down the fibroid.

But if all  these above mentioned process fail to decrease the size of fibroid and if the patient have any chance to be pregnant the doctors offer for surgical methods. IF there is chance of pregnancy the doctors prefer to remove the fibroid from the uterine wall. But if the size of the fibroid is too large and doctor find any chance of recurrence they advice for hysterectomy that is total removal of the uterus.

Uterine fibroid tumor often creates a panic among the patient whether it may cause cancer. Different researches have ensured that these fibroid tumors are totally different from womb tumors which may turn into malignancy. Uterine fibroids are totally non-malignant and it never causes cancer which is life threatening. So if one is detected with a uterine fibroid don’t be panicky, take the advice of the doctor and live a healthy life.


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