What is the recovery like after myomectomy?

Recovery depends on the type of procedure you have. It also depends on whether or not any problems arise. With an open myomectomy, full recovery before getting back to your normal activities can take up to six weeks. After a laparoscopic myomectomy, you may stay overnight in the hospital and then return home. Recovery at home is about two to four weeks. If the procedure is done hysteroscopically (through the vagina without incisions), full recovery can be just a matter of days.

Can fibroids come back after myomectomy?

New fibroids may grow after a myomectomy. Younger women with many fibroids are at greater risk of getting more fibroids than are women who are near menopause and those with few fibroids.

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