BULKY UTRUS

If the uterus enlarges because of reasons other than pregnancy, it is a serious condition and needs medical attention. A female with a bulky uterus can feel some heaviness in her lower abdomen, and the condition can also lead to extreme pain and bleeding. Two of the most common causes of an enlarged uterus are uterine fibroids and adenomyosis. Uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are common noncancerous tumors of the muscular wall of the uterus, affecting as many as eight in 10 women by the age of 50. There are a number of changes you can make that might help reduce your risk for fibroids. Follow a Mediterranean diet. Add plenty of fresh and cooked green vegetables, fresh fruit, legumes, and fish to your plate. ... Cut back on alcohol. ... Balance estrogen. ... Lower blood pressure. ... Get enough vitamin D. ... A note about smoking and diet. Chief Complaints Feeling of fullness or pressure in the lower abdomen. Heavy, painful, and/or long-lasting periods, sometimes with the passage of blood clots. Bleeding between periods. Constipation. Frequent urination. Pain during intercourse. Investigations The finding of the glandular material in the uterine wall may cause the uterus to become enlarged (called hypertrophy) and sometimes doctors use the term 'bulky uterus'. This simply means that the uterus (usually about 8 x 5 x 4 cm in dimension) is larger than 12 cm in length and more than 6 cm thick. Management If symptoms are severe, treatment may involve a procedure called uterine artery embolization to cut off the blood supply to the fibroids so that they shrink and eventually die, or surgery to remove the fibroids (myomectomy) or the entire uterus (hysterectomy). Other treatments include endometrial ablation

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Description is helpful for management of bulky uterus particularly postmenopausal

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Thank you for nice explanation

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Common compliant in ladies. USG will be useful to conclude and decide which methof of surgery will benegal to reduce sufferings of pt either she is in child bearing stage or in menopausal stage. Thanks for sharing practical and common topic.

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Most common findings in practice Usg is useful investigation to clinch the dx Yes management is myemactomy or hysterectomy Neglected fibroids or bulky uterus may turn malignant Nicely informed post

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Absolutely helpful and essential useful, more and more educative post for the practice today. Many many thanks Sir.

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USEFUL AND INFORMATIVE UPDATE... NICELY. ILLUSTRATED...

INFORMATIVE..USEFUL POST.. TNX.. FOR SHARING IT

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Informative. Good. Keep it up

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