Uterine Fibroids
My mother, fourty nine years old, is recently diagnosed with multiple uterine fibroids, bulky uterus with distorted shape... What are the possible consequences and treatment options. Please let me know if surgery is recommended and risk factors?
254 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Neelima Deshpande
Sexologist 27 yrs exp Pune
Thank you for your question. If your mother is suffering with symptoms interfering with her quality of life such as heavy bleeding causing anaemia, pressure symptoms on the bladder or bowel, constant or intermittent pain then surgical removal of the uterus is advisable. This can be done abdominally through an incision or vaginally with assistance of a laparoscope. The second option will require a surgeon skilled in endoscopy and vaginal surgery but tends to give much faster recovery postoperatively. It can take longer to do depending on how big the uterus is and how difficult it is technically to remove it. If your mother is asymptomatic and the cavity is regular then it can be left alone. The fibroids will regress after menopause anyway. Best wishes
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.