Usually uterine fibroids are non-cancerous and benign. The size of uterine fibroids can vary from being 1mm to 20mm. The symptoms of uterine fibroids maybe different for every patient. However, these are common and 80% of women experience this issue.
At Wellcare Medical, our experts can guide you about the risks of fibroids, the risk factors include obesity, early onset of menstruation, menopause, or family history of having fibroids.
Our health providers can diagnose your uterine fibroids through a regular pelvic exam. Simple symptoms such as heavy bleeding, low back pain, bloating or vaginal discharge can be the indicators of this disease.
Over time the size and appearance of fibroids can also change, which has to be taken cared of.
Wellcare Abu Dhabi takes into account various factors when devising your treatment plan, these include:
- Number of fibroids
- Where your fibroids are located.
- Severity of symptoms that you are experiencing related to the fibroids.
- Your pregnancy plans.
- Your desire for uterine preservation.
The treatment plan consists of oral medication, iron supplements, birth control such as IUDs and pain killers. These can be given separately or in combination depending on the advice of our specialists.