There are many unpleasant and painful symptoms of fibroids, and yet many women don’t even know they have them until their first ultrasound after becoming pregnant.
There are four types of uterine fibroids with submucosal fibroids being the rarest form. A submucosal fibroid is non-cancerous, but it can lead to multiple symptoms and complications for women of childbearing age.
If you’re on the path to delivering your child, chances are you’re actively discussing whether or not to have a vaginal or cesarian delivery. For some, the choice is simple. However, if you’re one of the nearly 30 percent of … Continue reading
Let’s just be blunt and ask – when was the last time you wore a white dress? If you are one of the almost 70% of white women and 80% of black women of childbearing age in the U.S. who … Continue reading
Uterine fibroids are an extremely common type of nonmalignant tumor that many women are not even aware they have. Typically, these tumors do not cause any problematic symptoms such as pain or heavy menstrual flow, which is exactly why so … Continue reading
Uterine fibroids are an issue that approximately 70 percent of women will face in their lifetime. Many women suffering from abnormal bleeding and pelvic pain and pressure caused by fibroids want relief as soon as possible. A hysterectomy is often … Continue reading
Uterine fibroids and other causes of pelvic pain have long been treated with hysterectomy and other surgeries. Often, there are better alternatives to a hysterectomy available for women with fibroids. Especially for non-cancerous conditions, including fibroid tumors, women should be … Continue reading
When a woman is diagnosed with uterine fibroids, there are a few treatment options from which to choose. Two of these options are a hysterectomy and myomectomy. During a laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy, a surgical instrument called a power morcellator … Continue reading
Uterine fibroids are the leading cause of women undergoing a hysterectomy, even though most women prefer a uterus preserving treatment option.