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Uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths that happen on the uterus during reproductive years
Why us for uterine fibroids treatment?
Why us for uterine fibroids treatment?
Team of internationally accredited gynaecologists
Experience of over 5000 surgeries
Latest minimally invasive procedures
Expertise in the treatment of fibroids
State-of-the-art modular theatres

We have a high-end team of expert gynaecologists that includes those who are internationally accredited for their expertise. Our team offers medical and surgical management of uterine fibroids for long term relief. We provide advanced minimally invasive methods to help you get rid of fibroids with lesser pain, lesser bleeding, fewer risk of complications and faster recovery.

Our gynaecology specialists
Our gynaecology specialists

About uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids are growths of tissues that happen in the uterus of a woman. These growths are benign in nature, that is, non-cancerous and almost never turn into cancer. This condition is also known as leiomyomas or myomas.

Fibroid growths vary in size and number. They can range from small-sized growth (similar to a seedling) and large masses (appearing like a bulge)

Causes of uterine fibroids

  • Genetic changes
  • Reproductive hormones
  • Certain growth factors that support the body
Symptoms of uterine fibroids
  • Heavy period flow
  • Periods lasting longer than a week
  • Pelvic pain and pressure
  • Increased urge to urinate
  • Difficulty in emptying the bladder
  • Constipation
  • Pain in the back and legs 
Complications of uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids, if left untreated, can cause various complications and health issues including anaemia, difficulty in conception and loss of pregnancy. 

Treatment of uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids can either be detected on the onset of symptoms or during a routine gynaecological checkup. Diagnostics and imaging tests done to detect this condition include ultrasound, MRI, hysterosonography and hysteroscopy. 

Your treatment plan will depend upon the size and number of fibroids along with the severity of symptoms. Treatment options include:

  • Active surveillance 
  • Medications
  • Noninvasive procedures 
  • Minimally invasive procedures like radiofrequency ablation
  • Laparoscopic myomectomy
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Conventional surgical procedures like hysterectomy

Patient testimonials
Patient testimonials

FAQs
FAQs

There is no exact known cause, nonetheless, factors like hormone changes can help promote fibroids growth.

It may not be entirely possible to prevent uterine fibroids. However, you can seek timely and effective treatment through routine screening and healthy living.

A fibroid that is 10 cm large in diameters is considered harmful and need immediate intervention.