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Fibroids and Back Pain: What you should know There are multiple areas of the uterus where fibroids can be located. Intermural fibroids are located in the wall of the uterus, submucosal fibroids are located in the inside lining of the uterus, and subserosal fibroids are located in the outside lining of the uterus. Only subserosal […]

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If You Have Fibroids, Is Waiting Until Menopause Worth It? We at the Fibroid Treatment Collective, observed an interesting phenomenon in the late 1990s five years after we introduced uterine artery embolization (UAE) to the U.S. in 1994. Women who had been our fibroid patients in previous years, returned in their early 50s to have […]

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Cancer Some of the symptoms caused by fibroids may also include warning signs of cancer within the reproductive system. Bleeding may be a sign of cancer of the lining of the uterus, the endometrium, or of the cervix. Often a simple biopsy or an ultrasound will reassure a woman that unusual or heavy bleeding is […]

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Fibroids and Heavy Bleeding (Menorrhagia) Menorrhagia is the medical word for heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding. Such bleeding can cause women to become anemic, sometimes requiring a blood transfusion. Menorrhagia may be associated with blood loss to the point that it interferes with daily activities. Women may feel tired and dizzy from their anemia. Symptoms: Symptoms […]

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Fibroids and Pelvic Pain Numerous conditions can cause pelvic pain. Endometriosis adhesions, infection, back disease could all be the source of pelvic discomfort. A trained physician should recognize subtle differences which may signal another problem. This is why it’s vital to have regular checkups and a good working relationship with your doctor. Symptoms Vary Fibroid […]

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What is a Uterine Fibroid Tumor? Fibroid tumors are benign (non-cancerous) growths that appear on the muscular wall of the uterus. They are the most common tumors of the body. You may hear them called other names like leiomyoma, leiomyomata, or myoma. They range in size from microscopic to masses that fill the entire abdominal […]

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As treatment alternatives for fibroids continue to grow, it may be difficult to decide what option works best for you. Get tips on what you and your physician should consider when choosing a treatment. With all of the treatment options out there, how do I decide which treatment option is best for me? When it […]

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I seem to be having some of the symptoms of fibroids, but I’m not sure if they are really fibroids. How can I know for sure? If you feel that you may have symptoms related to the presence of fibroids, visit your gynecologist (see Fibroid Symptoms). A fibroid is usually discovered during a pelvic examination. […]

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