Hey there! This is Dr Manu, consultant Gynecologist in Chennai.
At the outset, I would like to welcome you to Dr Manu’s Gynecology Clinic. So, in this blog post we are going to discuss about uterus size during pregnancy. I know a lot of you have a LOTS of questions regarding this topic, so take a deep breath and start reading!
So here is the thing,
fibroids also called leiomyomas are non cancerous tissue that are basically made up of muscle and fibrous tissue. Most fibroids do not produce any kind of symptoms. A small proportion of women though, do experience symptoms and these are
In rarer instances, fibroids may also cause infertility issues. Why do fibroids actually develop? To tell you the truth, no one really knows why!. But the development of fibroids has been linked to oestrogen, which is a very important female reproductive hormone. Oestrogen is a hormone produced by the female gonads (ovaries). Thus fibroids usually form during the early reproductive years.
Nearing menopause or with increasing age, as the levels of oestrogen comes down; fibroids usually tend to shrink.
Most fibroids do not require any treatment.
Women in the age group of 25 to 45 years and obese women. Interestingly, women who have borne children have a lower incidence of fibroids! (motherhood is awesome right?) Next we will discuss about the types of fibroids.
Fibroid treatment To be honest, there are numerous treatment options for fibroids ranging from hormonal medications to surgical options. Most fibroids usually go away on their own, but in some instances where there is severe bleeding associated with the fibroid removal surgery treatment is definitely recommended.
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Yours with lots of love