1) What are fibroids ? Fibroids are the most common growths in a woman’s reproductive system. Fibroids are also known as myomas , fibromyomas , or leiomyomas . These are benign (non-cancerous) , well-circumscribed tumours that grow outside, inside or within the smooth muscle in the wall of the womb (uterus). 2) How common are…

Diagnosing Fibroids 1.What tests are required for fibroids ? Ultrasound Scan: This is often the best investigation. By providing an image of the uterus and surrounding structures, an Ultrasound Scan can make the diagnosis and also provide information of numbers, sizes and positions of the fibroids. It can also help with planning treatment. Insome situations,…

Fibroids and Pregnancy 1) Can fibroids affect chances of getting pregnant ? Fortunately, fibroids do not usually interfere with chances of getting pregnant Most of the fibroids are small and do not interfere with the cavity of the uterus or the fallopian tubes. Submucous fibroids (those which encroach on the uterine cavity) can sometimes affect…

Treatments for Uterine Fibroids 1) How are fibroids treated ? There isn’t one single way of treating fibroids. The options can vary from simple ones like supportive treatment to radical treatment such as hysterectomy. There are many important factors to consider such as age, size and location of fibroids, fertility aspirations and more importantly your…

10 Common Myths About Uterine Fibroids 1.Myth: Having fibroids means I need to have my uterus removed ! Fact:This thinking was common in the 1970’s. These days, with the advent of minimally invasive uterine-sparing surgical techniques, an Expert Endoscopic Surgeon can safely remove all fibroids without having to resort to hysterectomy (i.e., the removal of…

Laparoscopic Abdominal Cerclage an Excellent Option for Women with Recurrent miscarriages due to cervical incompetence Cervical incompetence or cervical insufficiency is one of the causes of preterm birth, leading to increased perinatal morbidity and mortality. Late miscarriages and extreme premature birth are very traumatic for a couple physically and psychologically and It may lead to…

Polyps inside the uterus (endometrial polyps) can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, irregular bleeding between normal periods, or abnormal bleeding after menopause. For women of reproductive age, polyps can cause difficulty in conceiving or falling pregnant. In some women, the polyps do not cause any symptoms. These women only know that they may have polyp after…

Endometriosis is an under-diagnosed and under-treated problem. It is estimated that 1 in every 10 women have endometriosis during their reproductive years. During Dubai International Doctors Summit  Dr Alphy (known Endometriosis surgeon in Dubai) shared her views with worldwide audience. She said that many women did not realize that they have endometriosis until it causes…

Fibroid Specialist Views on Uterine Fibroids Symptoms Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths within the uterus that often appear during childbearing years and affect as many as three out of four women. In the past, women generally required a hysterectomy to remove fibroids. Today Dr Alphy offers additional and better treatment Fibroid Surgery options as Best…

Fibroid Surgery and Treatment Options in Dubai Dr Alphy is a known Best Fibroid surgeon Dubai and UAE. 1) How are fibroids treated ? There isn’t one single way of treating fibroids. The options can vary from simple ones like supportive treatment to radical treatment such as hysterectomy. There are many important factors to consider…

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