Uterine Fibroids – Symptoms and Treatment

Fibroids very rarely cause cancer, so if you have fibroids don’t get scared. Uterine fibroids or myoma or leiomyoma are the tumours of the womb and is a very common benign gynaecological disorder. These tumours may grow outside the uterus (subserous fibroid), inside the uterus (submucous fibroid) or on the wall of the uterus (intramural fibroid).


Fibroids usually occurs in the 30-40 age group but may happen before and after this age group. Also, many women don’t even know they have fibroids, until they get their first scan done. Mostly fibroids are asymptomatic and are incidentally diagnosed on ultrasound. However, around 10 per cent of women present its symptoms and are diagnosed with fibroids.

Follow our online health magazine to know the symptoms and treatment for Uterine Fibroids.




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