Fibroid disease affects about 30 percent of women by the time they turn age 35 and from 20-80 percent of women by the time they turn age 50. If you or someone you know has this condition, reach out to Dr. Shiloh. Countless patients trust his expert medical professionals to provide convenient and effective healthcare.
Fibroids, otherwise known as fibroid disease, consist of non-cancerous tumors that develop in the walls of the uterus. They can occur either in bunches or alone, varying in magnitude from practically microscopic to the size of a cantaloupe. Although many women of reproductive age possess fibroids, most of them do not experience symptoms and subsequently never seek a diagnosis. Those who do learn that they have fibroid disease, however, can choose from a wide range of treatment options.
Symptoms of fibroid disease will vary depending on the location, size, and number of the tumors present. The primary symptoms may include:
Although the fibroid tumors themselves do not pose a threat, the symptoms they caused create health concerns that a medical professional should address. Dr. Aaron Shiloh, MD offers a comprehensive array of treatment options for fibroid disease. These include:
Other possible treatments include laparoscopic uterine artery ligation (LUAL), endometrial ablation, myomectomy, and hysterectomy. To learn more about your treatment options, call him today.