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Uterine fibroid

Uterine fibroids are noncancerous growths of the uterus that often appear during childbearing years. Also called) or myomas uterine fibroids aren’t associated with an increased risk of uterine cancer

TYPES OF UTERINE FEBROIDS

  1. Intramural fibroids – It appear within the muscular wall of uterus intramuscular fibroids may grow and can streach your womb.
  2. Subserosal febroids –  It forms outside of your uterus which is called serosa. They can grow large and your womb can appear large from one side.
  3. Pedunculated febroids – Subserosal  tumours  can develop the steam  a slender base that supports the tumor. When they do, they’re known as pedunculated fibroids.
  4. Submucosal febroids – These types of tumours can develop in middle muscles layer of the uterus.

Symptoms

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding.
  • Menstrual periods lasting more than a week.
  • Pelvic pressure or pain.
  • Frequent urination.
  • Difficulty emptying the bladder.
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Causes

  1. Drinking alcoholStudy noted that consumption of alcohol can may causes uterine3 febroids or any kind of cancer.
  2. Genetics – If there is any genetically history of any cancer it is having risk of getting same kind of cancer disease. but it can be cure if the symptoms can be previously treated.
  3. Starting early menstuiration–  This may explain the fact that women who begin menstruating before the age of 11 are more likely to develop fibroids compared to women who begin menstruating after the age of 13.
  4. Vitamin D Deficiency – Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is present in certain foods, particularly dairy. Our bodies produce vitamin D when our skin is exposed to sunlight.

 

 

Diagnosis

  1. Ultrasound
  2. R.I
  3. Lab test

Preventions

  1. Keep your weight under control. 
  2. Avoid a red meat diet
  3. Limit alcohol consumption
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