Submucosal fibroids - the indication for surgery

May 27, 2013

 submucosal fibroids
 Submucosal fibroids are rarely asymptomatic. More often it is accompanied by characteristic signs such as cyclic and acyclic uterine bleeding, severe pain, and iron deficiency anemia. Submucosal fibroids also provides significant complications during pregnancy and childbirth.

 Submucosal fibroids - the indication for surgery

Submucosal fibroids - causes of

Submucosal fibroids - a tumor that grows from the middle muscular layer of the uterine wall into the uterine cavity. As a rule, such a tumor creates many problems of women, even if it is very small.

Causes of submucosal fibroids are not exactly known (like all other tumors). But precisely defined its hormone-dependent character: submucosal fibroids growing in excess in the body of the female sex hormone estrogen. It is known and what factors often lead to hormonal disorders of this type, it is abortion, trauma, severe labor, pelvic inflammatory disease, high nervous and mental load, stress and so on. The mechanism of action of these factors on the neuroendocrine system is not fully understood.

Submucosal fibroids can be small sizes, and can occupy the entire uterus is constantly increasing in size. There are also submucous fibroids on the leg, are prone to falling out of the vagina.

 Submucosal fibroids - the indication for surgery

Symptoms of submucous uterine fibroids

The main symptoms of submucous uterine fibroids are menstrual disorders and pain.

Menstrual disorders are usually in the form of long-term heavy menstruation (cyclic bleeding or menorrhagia) or in the form of uterine bleeding Uterine bleeding outside of menstruation - a sign of a serious breach  Uterine bleeding outside of menstruation - a sign of a serious breach
   not associated with the menstrual cycle (bleeding or acyclic metrorrhagia). Bleeding these occur regularly, going long and over time lead to the development of iron deficiency anemia.

A sign of iron deficiency anemia is a paleness, weakness, malaise, drowsiness, decreased performance, headaches, dizziness, fainting tendency to short-term, a complete lack of appetite. Such anemia hardly treatable as long as the source is not eliminated chronic blood loss.

Menstrual disorders are always accompanied by pain in the abdomen Abdominal pain: when to sound the alarm?  Abdominal pain: when to sound the alarm?
   and in the lower back. The pains are more or less pronounced aching in nature, but before and during menstruation, they may take an intense cramping in nature. Cramping appear on a roll of fibroids from the uterus into the vagina.

The symptoms significantly reduce quality of life of women, and iron deficiency anemia can even threaten her life.

A significant threat is submucous uterine fibroids during pregnancy. It contributes to miscarriage Miscarriage - why you lose the most precious thing?  Miscarriage - why you lose the most precious thing?
   - Miscarriages and premature births as it improves motor activity of smooth muscle of the uterus. If submucous myoma on or near the embryo is attached, it reduces the chances of his healing and promotes abortion.

And the placenta may be affected if it is located near the uterine. In such cases, often develop premature detachment of the placenta, which is accompanied by bleeding.

Most submucosal fibroids can compress the fetus and change its position in the uterus. For example, instead of the correct position of the head down, the fetus can take oblique or lateral position, which certainly will create complications in childbirth.

 Submucosal fibroids - the indication for surgery


The diagnosis of submucosal uterine fibroids is made by examination of the gynecologist (increased uterine fibroids corresponding week of pregnancy), ultrasound data. If necessary, the diagnostic hysteroscopy Hysteroscopy - examination of the uterus inside  Hysteroscopy - examination of the uterus inside
   - The study of the walls of the uterus using a special optical device - hysteroscope.

Sometimes, to clarify the location and size of fibroids held X-ray - hysterography.

 Submucosal fibroids - the indication for surgery


Treatment of submucous uterine fibroids should only be operative. The volume of surgical intervention, above all, depends on the age of the woman and her desire to have children. A young woman holds organ-sparing operations mainly using the hysteroscope - layered myomas removed (myomectomy). For such operations are only suitable fibroids small. So sometimes before surgery is performed conservative treatment of uterine fibroids in order to reduce its volume, and only then performed myomectomy.

Women after forty years, if they are not intended to have children, carry out radical surgery - fibroid is removed along with the uterus.

Treatment of submucous uterine fibroids, it is desirable to carry out before the start complications.

Galina Romanenko

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Preventing thrush - why it's important

August 23, 2012

 prevention of thrush
 Given that yeast often takes the form of a chronic disease, preventative questions in this disease are the most relevant. If they manage to hold a large percentage of cases, affect the quality of life of patients, improving it, as periods of acute inflammation will occur less frequently.

 Preventing thrush - why it's important

Which includes hygiene recommendations

A special place in the issue of preventive measures for thrush given to hygiene rules. Women who suffer from thrush, should stop wearing underwear made from artificial or synthetic fibers. In this situation, preference should be given to linen from natural fabrics. Underwear made from cotton or other natural fibers does not cause violations of the microflora in the vagina, as the process will be full of air. With regard to the synthetic underwear, something must be said about its significant harm to women's health as a result created the "greenhouse effect."

Carefully hygiene should be selected. These include pads for everyday use, sprays, gels, and other means of personal hygiene. If a woman uses sanitary napkins Feminine pads - talk about wings  Feminine pads - talk about wings
 Then you must make it a rule to change them often and do not use scented varieties. Categorically unacceptable to wash conventional toilet soap, which can lead to an imbalance in the composition of the vaginal microflora. Experts advise to resort to the means that are designed for daily intimate hygiene. Caution should be used or deodorant sprays, which subsequently can cause allergic reactions, as well as cause changes in the vaginal flora The microflora of the vagina: purity  The microflora of the vagina: purity

 Preventing thrush - why it's important

Proper nutrition as a preventive measure

Nutrition and diet for thrush is very important. Unable to deal with the treatment or prevention without making recommendations on the nutritional status of women with thrush. The fungal flora, which is the causative agent of this disease, multiplies well in an environment that is rich in carbohydrates. This fully applies to nutrition. If the diet is dominated by women food, which is dominated by carbohydrates, it can jeopardize the entire process is conducted by the treatment of thrush Treating Thrush: how to get rid of bad fungus  Treating Thrush: how to get rid of bad fungus
 . In a kind of black list, you can add the following products:

  • Fresh bakery
  • flour products
  • variety of sweets (chocolate, candy, etc.)

Care should be taken to ensure that the food was not only balanced the content of the main components, but also fortified. In your daily diet must necessarily include milk products, since they have a beneficial effect on the composition of the intestinal flora and contribute to the normal work of the digestive tract. Fighting constipation is an important preventive measure for thrush. It is not possible to fully compensate for the body's needs only by food, so you should separately take comprehensive multivitamin preparations, as an additional source of trace elements and vitamins.

Equally important means of prevention can be called measures to strengthen immunity Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system  Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system
 As this is directly related and local immunity in the vagina. Dosed physical activity or exercise, recreational activities should be an integral part of the measure of prevention for thrush.

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