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Learn more here about uterine fibroids from the experts at WebMD.
Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids from the experts at WebMD.
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Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that form on the wall of a woman's uterus. Learn more about their causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Call to make an appointment if you have possible symptoms of a problem from a uterine fibroid.
If your health professional suspects that you have a uterine fibroid problem, certain tests will be ordered to confirm the diagnosis.
The exact cause of uterine fibroids is not known. Fibroids begin when cells overgrow in the muscular wall of the uterus.
Medicine can be used to help relieve uterine fibroid problems.
To treat uterine fibroids, surgery can be used to remove fibroids only (myomectomy) or to remove the entire uterus (hysterectomy).
Uterine fibroids are lumps that grow on your uterus. You can have fibroids on the inside, on the outside, or in the wall of your uterus. Your doctor may call them fibroid tumors, leiomyomas, or myomas.
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