My mom is found to have an uterine fibroid of 4 cm in diameter, with swollen on her adnexa of uterus. She is 48 years old. She had her 2nd baby 5 and half years ago. She feels a lot of pain in her period every month, but she does not feel anything when she is not in her period. She is not planning to have more baby in the future. She has hypertension/high blood pressure of around 160/110.
My specific questions are:
1. How serious the problem of having this size of uterine fibroid?
2. What treatments would be suggested in my mom’s case?
3. If do surgery, is it suggested to get rid of the uterine fibroids, or the whole uterus?
Thank you for any responses!