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It is difficult to remove the uterine fibroids without removing the uterus. It becomes difficult for those women who want to get pregnant in the future. Myomectomy is a procedure which removes the uterine fibroids without removing the uterus. The procedure may include the following methods:

  • Laparotomy

  • Laparoscopy and

  • Hysterectomy

Your doctor will be able to suggest the best suitable method for you. The procedure of Myomectomy may induce the following risks:

  • Childbirth complications

  • Excessive blood loss

  • Scar tissue or adhesionsA

  • Uncontrollable bleeding in rare cases etc.

The doctor may suggest iron supplements intake and hormone therapy to minimise the risks.

You may be given pain killers for a few days after the surgery. Diet control and restrictions for restraining from strenous physical activities will also be suggested. Recovery time may vary according to the type of procedure.