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August 22, 2017  
COMMUNITY: Frequently Asked Questions
Uterus1: I want to treat my fibroids and still want my fertility, what are my options?
Dr. Ignacio Armas: In a woman that comes in who is having trouble with fibroids and wants to preserve her fertility the most likely recommendation I would make at that point, and again it depends on where the fibroids are, would be removal of the fibroids with operative hysteroscopy. If she has intramural fibromas or subsurosal fibromas, then I would recommend a myomectomy, and that can either be performed laparoscopically or by laparotomy.
Dr. Ignacio Armas: In a woman that comes in who is having trouble with fibroids and wants to preserve her fertility the most likely recommendation I would make at that point, and again it depends on where the fibroids are, would be removal of the fibroids with operative hysteroscopy. If she has intramural fibromas or subsurosal fibromas, then I would recommend a myomectomy, and that can either be performed laparoscopically or by laparotomy.
Dr. Ignacio Armas

Dr. Ignacio Armas


Dr. Ignacio Armas was born in Cuba and moved to the United States with his family when he was 10 years old. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida and currently practices Obstetrics and Gynecology in Brandon and Plant City, Florida. While practicing medicine for over 20 years, Dr. Armas has witnessed many changes in his field. He credits the use of minimally-invasive surgery, the practice of preventative medicine and cancer screening for improving the quality of women’s lives today. Dr. Armas has a special interest in laparoscopic surgery, menopause management and pediatric and adolescent gynecology. He is an advocate of patient education, and he regularly speaks in the community about natural hormone replacement and alternatives to hysterectomy.

Dr. Ignacio Armas

Dr. Ignacio Armas


Dr. Ignacio Armas was born in Cuba and moved to the United States with his family when he was 10 years old. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida and currently practices Obstetrics and Gynecology in Brandon and Plant City, Florida. While practicing medicine for over 20 years, Dr. Armas has witnessed many changes in his field. He credits the use of minimally-invasive surgery, the practice of preventative medicine and cancer screening for improving the quality of women’s lives today. Dr. Armas has a special interest in laparoscopic surgery, menopause management and pediatric and adolescent gynecology. He is an advocate of patient education, and he regularly speaks in the community about natural hormone replacement and alternatives to hysterectomy.

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