Sunday, 18 February 2018

A Note on the Six Major Facts about Uterine Fibroids

A large number of women suffer from fibroids, where non-cancerous tumors of varying size develop in their uterus or reproductive system. In the following write-up, I have jotted down certain fast facts about this medical condition. Readers out there are requested to buy some time and take a close look at the below-mentioned pointers. 

·         Fibroid tumors are generally harmless but at times, they mature and multiply, disrupting a woman’s entire life. They lead to adverse reactions such as heavy bleeding period, constipation, backaches, abdominal pain and pressure, frequent urination, and discomfort during sexual intercourse.

·         According to the latest research, about 70% of women, who have attained their reproductive age, suffer from fibroids but only 25% of them experience the agonizing symptoms. Although there is no such scientific evidence, top-notch medical professionals have conducted experiments and found that obese and women of African-American origin are more likely to get this ailment.

·         Fibroids could be categorized into four kinds depending on their location. Intramurals grow inside the uterine wall, subserosals grow just outside the uterus, submucosals grow below the uterine lining or within the cavity of the womb, and pendunculated have small stalks that attach themselves with the uterus. 

·         Women would be able to conceive even if they are suffering from fibroids. The said medical condition affecting fertility depends upon the location, size, and number of tumors. Well, women would be able to know about these aspects only if they have a talk with the doctor and undergo an ultrasound. 

·         In the present times, all women have said nohysterectomy for fibroids because the surgery is extremely risky and have many associated side-effects. Well, plenty of alternatives have come up and one of the best options is UFE or Uterine Fibroid Embolization. This minimally invasive procedure has managed to garner immense popularity because of the stated benefits:

  1. Preserves the uterus.
  2. Shrinks multiple fibroid tumors at a time.
  3. No scars.
  4. All the symptoms related to this medical condition would alleviate immediately.
  5. Speedy recovery.

Over-the-counter medications and effectual home-based tips and tricks could also provide ultimate relief from fibroids. Women are free to choose any of the treatment, in accordance with their convenience and budget.

·         According to well-known medical professionals, fibroid recurrence is possible even if all the tumors are removed with utmost caution. Well, women could be relieved as the chances are extremely low.
To conclude, women could deal with uterine fibroids only if they are capable of identifying what is best for them. I think a positive and interactive relationship with doctor is necessary to be acquainted with the different options. A second opinion is welcome if patients are not satisfied with the information received.