Is there a minimally invasive way to treat uterine fibroids?
Yes, there are minimally invasive — and even non-invasive (i.e., non-surgical) — treatments for uterine fibroids.
The appropriate treatment depends on the patient and the case, so if you have been diagnosed with uterine fibroids and want to know whether these treatments will work for you, see your doctor.
Uterine fibroid treatment may begin with medication. In mild cases, over-the-counter pain pills may be effective. Medication to reduce estrogen might also be considered, and hormonal birth control can have a positive effect.
However, sometimes surgery is necessary to remove uterine fibroids. This procedure is called a myomectomy. There are a few ways to perform it, including a couple of minimally invasive procedures. These minimally invasive surgeries include:
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