Complete Guide for fibroid removal surgery cost and procedure.

Complete Guide for fibroid removal surgery cost and procedure.

by Neelam Chhagani

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Fibroids are common non-cancerous, benign, growths that develop in the muscular wall of the uterus. Uterine fibroid can vary in size from very small, may a quarter of an inch to the more bigger one. The fibroid removal surgery cost varies depending upon the extent of fibroids in the uterus.

Occasionally the bigger the fibroid, it is more inconvenient and causes the uterus to grow to the size of a five-month pregnancy.

Treatment of Fibroids

If the fibroid is smaller and not creating much pain, it can be left as it is. Most of times smaller fibroid got unnoticed, and most women even do not know if they have one.

Only in case discomfort or other during medical treatment, a fibroid can be diagnosed.

The procedure for uterine fibroids is surgery, and it can be used to remove fibroids only (myomectomy) or to remove the entire uterus (hysterectomy).

When fibroid removal surgery is required:

  • When there is heavy uterine bleeding and anemia has continued after several months of therapy with birth control hormones and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
  • When fibroids occur after menopause.
  • When a lady experiences repeat miscarriages or trouble getting pregnant.
  • When it became to discomforting and interferes with day to day life like too much pressure.
  • When there are a urinary or bowel problems (from a fibroid pressing on your bladder, ureter, or bowel).
  • When a doctor suspects the possibility of cancerous cells.
  • Sometimes for treatments of infertility.

Fibroid removal surgery options are available as below: 

Myomectomy or fibroid removal

This process consists of removing fibroids from any part of the uterus. This surgery may enhance the chances of having a baby if the fibroid is inside the womb and was preventing the implantation of a fertilized egg in the uterus lining.

Removing fibroids in other locations of the uterus may not improve your chances of becoming pregnant.

Hysterectomy or uterus removal

Hysterectomy consists of removing the full uterus. That can be suggested to a lady who has completed her family and in future has no intention to get pregnant again.

Hysterectomy is the only fibroid treatment that prevents the reoccurring of fibroid. It also improves the quality of life for suffering women but also have adverse effects.

Myomectomy or hysterectomy can be done through one or more small incisions using laparoscopy, through the vagina, or a more significant abdominal cut (incision).

The process is also dependent on the condition of lady, including where, how big, and what type of fibroid is growing in the uterus and if the lady wants to have babies in the future.  Fibroid removal without surgery is not possible.

Each case is different, and fertility specialist will be elaborately discussing all your options.

What are the risks of fibroid removal operation?

  • Infection after the surgery.
  • Blood clots in the legs or lungs.  It is advised to have adequate rest and a small walk in between.
  • Scar tissue (also called adhesions) that can cause pelvic pain and infertility.
  • Injury to other organs, such as the bladder or bowel.
  • A collection of blood at the surgical site.
  • Continued heavy bleeding.

Postoperative care of fibroid removal surgery

Typically, the woman requires about 4 to 6 weeks to fully recover.  The doctor advises not to lie heavy object during the recovering as it might make it difficult for wound and incision to heal. Painkiller medications are given to alleviate pain.

Fibroid removal surgery cost

The fibroid removal cost varies, depending upon the hospital, experience of the doctor, the exact medical condition of the patients.   It is a costly treatment and on an average cost  Rs. 70,000- Rs. 90,000/-.

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