Fibroids (Uterine Fibroid)

About- Fibroids also known as uterine fibroidsuterine leiomyomas, uterina myoma, or fibromas are noncancerous abnormal growths that develop in or on a woman’s uterus.
 
Types

Intramural fibroids- appear within the wall of the uterus, may grow larger and can stretch the womb
Subserosal fibroids- form on the outside of the uterus
Submucosal fibroids- develop in the middle of the muscle layer of the uterus
 
Symptoms-
Fibroids Abdominal swelling
Fibroids Abnormal bleeding between or during periods 
Fibroids Anemia from heavy periods
Fibroids Constipation
Fibroids Difficulty emptying the bladder
Fibroids Female infertility
Fibroids Frequent urination
Fibroids Heavy menstrual bleeding
Fibroids Labor problems
Fibroids Leg pains
Fibroids Lower back pain
Fibroids Menstrual cramp
Fibroids Menstrual periods that last longer than usual
Fibroids Painful intercourse
Fibroids Pelvic pain
Fibroids Pregnancy problems
Fibroids Repeated miscarriages
 
Causes-
Exact reasons are not properly understood. Probable reasons are
Fibroids A family history
Fibroids Estrogen and progesterone hormone level
Fibroids Insulin-like growth factor
 
Specialist to visit
Gynecologist and Obstetrician Gynecologist and Obstetrician

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.uclahealth.org
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicinenet.com

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