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
Even though you might have been told that uterine fibroids aren’t much to worry about, you can’t help but feel concerned, and for good reason, too. Though they’re often asymptomatic, uterine fibroids can cause huge problems.
If you’d like to put your fears to bed, you need to learn more. Here’s what you should know.
Checking the Signs and Symptoms of Fibroids.
Some of the more common symptoms of fibroid cysts include, abdominal pressure, pelvic pain, bladder issues, or even pain during intercourse, but the most common symptom is prolonged menstrual bleeding. Many women who suffer from uterine fibroids find that they soak through their sanitary protection w