Symptoms of uterine fibroids
On The Women's / / April 14, 2016
main symptoms and methods of diagnosis of uterine fibroids
Uterine fibroids symptoms may be different, depending on the location of the tumor in the uterus, as well as directly to its size.Consider what kind of pathology, have symptoms of uterine fibroids may notice a woman in a given situation, what should pay attention to the doctor.
Uterine fibroids - this is one of the most common gynecological diseases in women of average age group of reproductive age (not yet in menopause).This is a benign tumor, which is very rarely capable of regeneration.The exact reasons for its occurrence are not known, as well as preventive measures.It is known that the tumor is hormone-sensitive.A predisposing factors for its occurrence can be abortion, lack of pregnancies and births, heredity, obesity.
fibroids can be of 5 types: intramural, subserous, submucosal, interstitsionalnaya, cervical fibroids.Intramural formed in the muscle layer of the uterus average, intermuscular in interstitial layer subserous from the outside of the uterus, inside the uterine submucous increases (mucosa), cervical, uterine directly in this part genitals.The most striking submucous uterine fibroids have symptoms.It intermenstrual bleeding and heavy menstrual bleeding.If a woman notices that blood loss during menstruation became more, and even more so if there is spotting monthly, you need to go to the gynecologist and do an ultrasound of internal genital organs.Subserous uterine fibroid symptoms for no noticeable woman can not have for a long time.And women are often unaware of these benign growths in her uterus, is do not go to the reception to the gynecologist or not do an ultrasound exam.Appear in this case, the symptoms of cervical fibroids can only be in its large size.This is usually more than 5-7 cm. If you find the tumor on the front wall of the uterus may be pressure on the bladder, and as a result, cause incontinence or vice versa discharge of its difficulty.When a node located on the back wall is the pressure on the rectum - as a result of problems with a chair, and constipation.
In most cases, women with fibroids occur pelvic pain varying intensity.In some cases, there is infertility.
symptoms of uterine fibroids in pregnancy usually appear much brighter, as the period of childbearing tumor begins to grow rapidly due to the increase in the concentration of hormones in a woman, and as we have said, fibroids - hormone-dependent tumors.After birth, the tumor is usually somewhat reduced in size.
symptoms of uterine fibroids in the early stages are clearly visible by ultrasound.Thus it is possible to diagnose the formation of at least 1 cm in size.Whereas in normal gynecological examination symptoms of uterine fibroids occur at larger its size when the form becomes incorrect genitals, bigger than usual.
Fibroids tend to grow very slowly, and is subject to mandatory removal only when submucous location, large size and very rapid growth (for suspected oncologic process).Moreover, myoma is not treated conservatively.A bit slow its growth of oral contraceptives may, in some cases, and hormonal intrauterine system, as well as drugs, introducing the female body is artificial menopause (temporarily).But this does not mean that early diagnosis is not important.With early diagnosis it is possible to observe the growth of the tumor (this should be at least 1 times a year in US) and plan a pregnancy in a timely manner (if you want to have children), while the small size of fibroids.