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‘Uterine Fibroids’

Uterine Fibroids

by Dr. Rita Louise Uterine fibroids Latina: Uterus myomatosus (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Uterine fibroids are the most common benign (non-cancerous) tumor found in women. As many as three out of four women have uterine fibroids. In most cases, they present no problems and do not require any treatment at all. In fact, most women are unaware they have fibroids, because fibroids often do not cause any symptoms. Fibroids form in the muscle tissues of the uterus. They start out as an irregular cell in the muscle layer of the uterus and slowly grow into a tumor-like mass of connective tissue. The can develop as a single growth, or grow in clusters. Their size can range from that of an apple seed to larger than a grapefruit. Some fibroids grow within the smooth… Read More