Fibroids can be detected using an ultrasound or examined with a hysteroscope, a thin tube passed through the cervix. A small camera may be placed at the tip of the hysteroscope, so that the interior of the uterus can be viewed on a monitor.
Most fibroids do not cause symptoms and do not require treatment. If detected, a ‘wait and see’ approach is sometimes adopted.
In the cases where treatment is required due to pain, pressure on the organs, abnormal bleeding or issues with fertility,
the following treatments may be suitable