Myomectomy is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus through a small keyhole incision done using Laparoscope. Ideally done in unmarried women, married women without children, women willing to retain the uterus.

Dysmenorrhea – Menstrual Pain or Pain in abdomen due to cramps

Dysmenorrhea – Menstrual Pain or Pain in abdomen due to cramps

Dysmenorrhea or Menstrual cramps are common during the menstrual cycle. Symptoms include cramps in the abdomen, bleeding (discharge of inner lining of the uterus along with other fluids), pain in lower back and thighs, fatigue and mood swings.
If the symptoms last longer than 5 days and if you think that is unusual, please speak to your gynaecologist immediately because the problem may be due to secondary dysmenorrhea that can indicate problem with any of the reproductive organs.

Treatment of Fibroids – Is hysterectomy an ultimate option?

Treatment of Fibroids – Is hysterectomy an ultimate option?

Myomectomy procedure involves removal of fibroids. Once the fibroids are removed, they won’t grow back but there is a possibility of fibroids growing in different region.  Myomectomy gets rid of the symptoms in about 90% of women. 33% of women who undergo Myomectomy will need another surgery, typically in next 5 years as the fibroids return, in different places.  Hysterectomy is a procedure where the uterus is removed, giving no possibility of fibroids re-growth.

FAQs on General gynecology by Dr. Deepa Ganesh

FAQs on Laparoscopic Treatment

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