Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in the uterus and are common in during the reproductive age. They can range in size from small seedlings to large masses and can cause a range of symptoms, including:
In some cases, uterine fibroids can also cause infertility and complications during pregnancy, such as repeated miscarriages, preterm labor, or obstetrical complications.
There are several treatment options available for uterine fibroids, including:
Fibroids are often diagnosed by having a pelvic ultrasound. If you are experiencing symptoms of fibroids Dr Proud can guide you through the process of choosing the best treatment option. With the right treatment and support, many are able to manage their symptoms and live a healthy, active life.