Submucosal fibroids – Treatment

When your doctor diagnoses you with fibroids, the main aim of the treatment will be:
a. Reducing the pain and bleeding during menstruation
b. Trying to reduce the risk of infertility
The type of treatment preferred by your gynecologist will depend on your age, whether you are willing to become pregnant in the future, if you have recurring fibroids, severity of fibroids etc.

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Submucosal Fibroids

Fibroids are benign (non cancerous) growth of tissues inside or outside the uterus. Uterine fibroids are also called ‘leiomyomas’. Depending on the location of the unwanted growths, the fibroids are categorized into different types.
Types of fibroids:
a. Intramural fibroids
b. Submucosal Fibroids
c. Subserous and Broad Ligament & Cervical fibroids

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Intramural Fibroids

Fibroids are abnormal, often benign (non-cancerous) growths that develop inside or on the outside of a woman’s uterus. While they are small, many women may not even have any symptoms but as they grow, they can cause severe abdominal pain, heavy to very heavy periods and can also be a cause of infertility. Fibroids are also knows as leiomyomas or myomas or uterine myomas or fibromas.

Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Menorrhagia) – Causes

Heavy menstrual bleeding (Menorrhagia) – Diagnosis & Treatment

Heavy menstrual bleeding (previously called Menorrhagia) is a condition where a woman can have heavier than normal bleeding or the duration of her periods can be longer than normal. It is very rare that a woman becomes anemic but feeling tired, getting dehydrated are common symptoms of heavy menstrual bleeding. To read more on heavy menstrual bleeding and its causes, please visit our article ‘Heavy menstrual bleeding (Menorrhagia) – causes’.