The treatment for uterine fibroids depends on various factors, including the size, location, and symptoms experienced by the patient. Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in the uterus and can lead to symptoms such as heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain, and pressure on the bladder or bowel.

Treatment options for uterine fibroids include:

Watchful Waiting: If fibroids are small and not causing significant symptoms, a healthcare provider may recommend monitoring their growth without immediate intervention.

Medications: Hormonal medications, such as birth control pills or GnRH agonists, can help manage symptoms and reduce the size of fibroids.

Minimally Invasive Procedures: Techniques like uterine artery embolization, myomectomy (removal of fibroids while preserving the uterus), or focused ultrasound surgery (FUS) may be considered to address fibroids without requiring major surgery.

Hysterectomy: In severe cases or when fertility is not a concern, a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) may be recommended.

The choice of treatment should be tailored to the individual’s specific situation and reproductive goals. Consulting with a gynecologist or fibroid specialist can help determine the most appropriate treatment plan to manage uterine fibroids effectively.