Fibroid is the most typical form of tumor found in females. It occurs generally in the middle or later reproductive age in females. Fibroids may grow as a single growth or in multiple numbers as in clusters. Unlike its name it contains muscles and not fibroid tissues. It happens in roughly 25% women and can end up in hysterectomy.
The precise cause for the development of uterine fibroid is still unknown to doctors. However after performing researches they have come up with changes of gene mutation to be cause in the formation of uterine fibroid. But it’s still not definite that uterine fibroid might be directly related to genes. Environmental causes can also accentuate the expansion. They grow from the smooth muscled tissues and in extreme cases reach even until the ribs expanding from the uterus. The 2 female hormones mandatory for the growth are estrogen and progesterone. A complicated interactivity between these two hormones accompanied by numerous factors accountable for cell growth causes it, so usually seen in women between the age of 25 and 35.
The symptoms of uterine fibroid are multiple in most situations but nil in some. Where symptoms are absent diagnosis is possible thru medical exams. Uterine fibroids are indicated by menstrual symptoms like pelvic pain and discomfort, frequent and exorbitant menstruation, vaginal discharge and so on. Other Problems like lower back discomfort, fullness of lower stomach, bladder issues, frequent urination, painful intercourse, indications of reproduction etc also exist. Some heavy symptoms like barrenness, onset of labor discomfort early, re-occurring automated abortions etc .
In case of absence of symptoms there is not any need of medicine. Also if the patient has gone through menopause treatment is not required. Abnormal bleeding from vagina can be controlled by intake of hormonal medicines. Ask your consultants for numerous other kinds of medication available for a similar. He might prescribe you some nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs, agonists, contraception tablets etc . Other anti hormonal drugs are also given sometimes according to the necessity.
Surgery is also a way but it involves both benefits and risks. Surgeries like Myomectomy, hysterectomy, uterine artery embolization etc can be done depending as your doctor suggests.