Uterine Fibroids Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

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uterine fibroids

Fibroid tumors (also called “myomas” or “uterine fibroids”) are non-cancerous growths in or around the uterus. Though some fibroids can be cancerous, this is very rare. Usually fibroids present an annoyance, not a threat to your life. Fibroid tumors can vary in size from small (the size of a pumpkin seed) to large (the size of an apple). Fibroids can grow inside the uterus (called “submucosal”), in the wall of the uterus (“intramural”) or on the outside of the uterus (“subserosal”).

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