What are fibroids?

Do you know Dr Preeti Best Doctor For uterine fibroid treatments in Gurgaon. ibroids refer to tumors in the uterus that are composed of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue. Nearly 30 percent of women are estimated to develop fibroids at some point in their lives, but not all exhibit symptoms and need treatment.

Uterine fibroids refer to growths present within or on the uterus walls. These fibroids can occur as a single entity or as multiple growths, varying in size from an apple seed to as large as a grapefruit or even more significant. Fibroids can either decrease or increase in size over time. If you are experiencing problems because of fibroids during pregnancy, then we at Dr. Preeti Rastogi’s clinic are there to help you receive a painless delivery.

Symptoms of fibroids

  • Heavy periods : sometimes periods gets heavy if the fibroids are growing in the cavity.
  • Feeling fullness in the pelvic area: You might feel discomfort in the lower abdomen region if you have large fibroids.
  • Frequent urination: Women may experience pressure on the bladder if they have fibroids, resulting in frequent urination.
  • Pain during sex: Fibroids that grow near the cervix can cause pressure and impact during sexual intercourse. Larger fibroids can also create constant pressure, resulting in pain during sex.
  • Enlargement of the lower abdomen: Women with large or multiple fibroids might have an enlarged lower abdomen (mostly appearing swollen).
  • Lower back pain: In some cases, fibroids press against the muscles and nerves of the lower back, resulting in back pain. A large fibroid on the back surface of the uterus is more likely to cause this issue.

What causes fibroids?

  • Hormones

Fibroids tends to be dependent on hormones for growth mainly estrogen hormone.

  • Genetics

Fibroids have seen to be familial in some women

  • Other growth factors
  • Substances are required for maintaining body tissues, like insulin.
  • Alcohol, red meat, and caffeine are associated with the risk of fibroids.
  • Overweight and obesity.

How do we diagnose fibroids?

. Since we have professionals like Dr. Preeti Rastogi, you can expect the best results from lab tests and surgeries like myomectomy.

  • Ultrasound

fibroids are better seen on ultrasound. They are picked up on health checks.

  • MRI

MRI scans are done to determine the number and size of fibroids present in an individual.

  • Hysteroscopy

Hysteroscopy is required in women with heavy periods and fibroid uterus or those women who desire for fertility. Our doctors specialize in hysteroscopy, using a small device with a camera to view the inside of the uterus.

Our treatment for fibroids

  • Medication

The primary treatment we provide for fibroids is medication, including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for heavy periods, hormonal treatment.

  • Surgery

Surgery is often preferred for severe fibroids that do not respond to other treatment options. It might include laparoscopic/Robotic Myomectomy or hysteroscopic myomectomy, or open myomectomy in large fibroids.

  • Alternate treatment

Alternative treatment for fibroids includes uterine artery embolization where blood supply to the uterus is blocked and therefore the size of fibroids shrinks over period of time.

Book an appointment now.

You can easily get an online appointment from Dr. Preeti Rastogi to diagnose and treat fibroids. We provide all kinds of treatment for fibroids, including myomectomy surgery. Thus, we guarantee that our specialists will offer you better treatment.