Fibroid tumour is also known as leiomyoma or myoma. It is mass of compacted muscles and fibrous tissues that grow in or around uterus walls. On an average fibroids occur in 50 to 80 percent of women. Its size can vary from that of a pea to as big as a grapefruit.
Fibroid during pregnancy creates a complicated situation but the good news is that majority of pregnant women that have fibroids have delivered healthy babies. Experts are of the opinion that one should not take treatment for fibroid during pregnancy instead its growth must be monitored by your doctor. It is only after pregnancy that you can start full-fledge treatment of fibroids.
After pregnancy, fibroids mostly shrink in size and do not cause any problem. But if you still have symptoms (prolonged period, heavy bleeding, pain during intercourse, constipation, back pain or pelvic pain) then you can opt for:
Most pregnancies with fibroids do just fine, and sometimes women do not seem to even know that they have them, and the worst part is that there are no symptoms as such. It is important to get diagnosed early so that treatment is swift.
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