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Uterine fibroids are tumors on the wall of the uterus. They can cause pain, bloating, frequent urination, painful sex, and heavy menstrual bleeding. Fibroids are almost always non-cancerous.
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican doctors perform surgical and minimally invasive procedures for fibroid removal in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV. For expert care, Find a Doctor online or call 702.616.4900.
Uterine fibroids can be bothersome and make you uncomfortable. If they are impacting your quality of life, your doctor may recommend removal to relieve symptoms.
Common reasons for fibroid removal include:
The most common methods of fibroid removal include:
Your doctor will tell you specific information regarding the risks and benefits of each option. The gynecologic surgery procedure that’s most appropriate for you will depend on your age, whether you want to have children in the future, the number and size of fibroids, and your overall health.
Most women need a few weeks to fully recover after fibroid removal. The length of the recovery period depends on the procedure. Full recovery after hysterectomy takes three to six weeks.
Unless a hysterectomy is performed, new fibroids may grow after treatment. Your doctor or health care provider will continue to monitor you after fibroid removal. If your symptoms recur, additional treatment may be necessary.
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican doctors use the latest surgical technology to perform fibroid removal in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV.