Subserosal fibroids grow from the outside wall of your womb into your pelvic cavity. They can become very large. In many cases fibroids do not cause any symptoms. However, if you are having symptoms you need to discuss your treatment options with a specialist.
Treatment may vary according to symptoms, type and size of fibroids, rate of growth, desire for future fertility and personal preference.
You may be advised to adopt a wait and see approach – this is that you are monitored regularly to access rate of growth or any change in symptoms
In some circumstances medication may used
There are numerous surgical options, the nature and type of which will depend on the type of fibroid, size, symptoms, your age and desire for future pregnancies etc.
Women’s Health Educator
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