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Fibromyoma: What you should know about it?

About

Excess growth in the uterus that is quite common and mostly benign.

Uterine fibroids (also known as leiomyomas or myomas) are the commonest and benign uterine tumors, with an estimated incidence of 20%–40% in women during their reproductive years.

  • Diagnosed by a medical professional
  • Can be treated
  • Tests and imaging may be required

Fibromyoma is a common condition that affects most women during their reproductive years. These rarely, if ever, develop into cancer and are mostly benign. Obesity is often a risk factor. Fibroids also cause heavy menstrual bleeding.

Symptoms

  • Medically diagnosed: This condition will be diagnosed by a medical
  • professional
  • Heavy or irregular menstruation
  • Pain in the lower back and abdomen
  • Longer menstrual cycle

Treatment

Self-care: Manage a healthy weight and proper lifestyle.
Medicines: Birth control or hormone medicines may be prescribed to balance out the hormones and reduce symptoms.
IUD: A progestin-releasing intrauterine device (IUD) may be inserted to control the symptoms of menstrual irregularities and support conception. In some cases surgery is required to remove the tumors. At times a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) may also be advised.
Specialists: It is advisable to consult your physician or OB-GYN in case fibroids are detected to come up with a plan for managing the condition.
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