What is Fibroid
Fibroid (also called myomas or leiomyomas) is a mild tumor of muscular and fiber tissue, that develop in the womb, a female reproductive organ. Fibroids are major problems, that may cause infertility. Fibroids changes the shape of the uterus and sometimes cervix. Usually the fibroids affect in the form of multiple tumors. But sometimes single form of fibroids are possible.
The exact reason for uterus fibroids is unclear. But the evidence shows that, hormonal, genetic and environmental problems may cause in fibroid development in the womb. Fibroids within the uterus can be classified into three.
Subserous ; located in the outer wall of the uterus.
Intramural ; found in the muscular layers of the uterine wall.
Submucous ; producing into the uterine cavity.
How Fibroid Affect Pregnancy
Changes in the shape of cervix, due to fibroidal deposition, may affect the number of sperms that can travel through the cervix. Changes in the shape of uterus can interfere with sperm movement and also prevents the movement of sperm or the embryo.
Myomectomy and laparoscopic myomectomy are two methods, that can remove the fibroids from the uterus. These surgical procedures help to improve your chance of pregnancy.