Although some women have uterine fibroids, they may not need to do anything about them. At the same time, other women may need to go so far as to have uterine fibroid surgery. Here’s what you should know about this expansive range.
Little to No Problems.
In the vast majority of cases, women show no signs and symptoms of fibroids. Their uterine tumors are so small, and developed in such inconsequential places that they require no fibroid treatments. Sometimes, women may have fibroids, and never even know it.
Minor Issues .
Other times, some women may experience minor symptoms of fibroid cysts, the most common of
Uterine fibroids are tumors that grown on the wall of women’s wombs — a medical malady that may sound harrowing, but is in all actuality not so bad. Here’s why.
They’re Not Cancerous.
Fibroids are virtually always benign. There’s a less than one in 1,000 chance that a cancerous fibroid, called a leiomyosarcoma, can occur, and many doctors believe that these do not arise from already-existing fibroids. This means that if you have fibroids already, you’re not a a higher risk for developing these already rare growths.
There Aren’t Usually Any Symptoms of Fibroid Cysts.
Not only are they benign, but they’re typically asymptomatic. This means that you can have them, and never even experience any of the Continue Reading No Comments
Your doctor has just told you that you have uterine fibroids, tumors that grow on the uterus’s wall, and you naturally can’t help but get a little bit worried about it. After all, tumors are serious business, right? Are you going to need to get uterine fibroid surgery?
Fortunately for you, you probably aren’t. Here’s why.
Fibroids Aren’t Usually a Big Deal.
Fibroids aren’t usually a big deal. In fact, one study found that 70% of women develop fibroids. Yet, few women ever even realize that they have them because there don’t experience any of the signs and symptoms of fibroids. Consequentially, the vast majority of women with asymptomatic, benign