Lagre myoma-fibroid visible next to left ovary
Fibroids can occur in different locations requiring different approaches for treatment
Fibroids are quite common. However only infrequently they have serious consequences
If you are suffering from fibroids, treatment is available at your OBGYN in Boynton Beach, FL. Where Dr. Madhav offers safe and effective treatments conservative non surgical, minimally invasive surgical treatments without incision and including robotic surgery to remove the fibroids. Learn more about fibroids treatments to determine which treatment is right for you.
Fibroids, also known as myomas, Leiomyoma or fibromyomas, are abnormal tumors that grow in or on the uterus. If these tumors get larger, they can lead to heavier than normal periods, as well as severe cramping. They can also cause pressure on Bladder or bowel and cause symptoms relating to these organs. However, if you are showing signs of cramping and heavy periods this could indicate that need further evaluation to rule out other serious conditions that may be masked by your symptoms.. Typically fibroids are noncancerous. but in some instances they may have cancerous transformation. Therefore it is important to see your gynecologist to get a pelvic ultrasound. This can be useful for diagnosing any abnormalities with your fibroids or other pelvic organs that could require treatment.
Generally if you have fibroids you will not show any symptoms unless there is a problem. If you are experiencing heavier than usual periods that last for more than a week, this is a sign that you need evaluation and treatment. Other signs of uterine fibroids include pain or pressure in the pelvic region, as well as the frequent need to urinate but inability to empty your bladder. You may also be constipated and have lower back or leg pain.
Here in Boynton Beach, FL Dr. Madhav provides comprehensive fibroids treatment in his OBGYN practice. These treatments include prescription drugs, as well as the removal of the uterine fibroids. You may also be given an IUD with progestogen, hormone therapy, or a sex hormone suppressor to regulate the hormone activity.
Another drug sometimes used for fibroids treatments is known as leuprolide. In terms of gynecological surgery for fibroids you may benefit from different surgical procedures including Myosure that does not require incision for fibroids inside the uterine cavity, laparoscopic or Robotic surgery to remove the fibroids known as Myomectomy and in certain patients a hysterectomy may be most appropriate. Dr. Madhav has over three decades of extensive experience and expertise in all the surgical techniques. He proudly performs these procedures with cosmetic results and with practically no complications