Most women have or have had uterine fibroids but didn’t even know it. These benign growths are a common occurrence and usually don’t cause any symptoms. There are times, however, that their presence causes problems. Find out about symptoms and treatment options, besides a hysterectomy.
Several medications and three surgical options are effective in treating symptoms of troublesome fibroids while avoiding a hysterectomy.
If you’re frustrated with chronic pelvic pain that hasn’t responded to treatment, you’re not alone. Many women suffer from chronic pelvic pain, and it is often difficult to diagnose because there are so many potential causes. “Pelvic pain can sometimes be a sign of a gynecological problem, such as cysts on the ovaries, endometriosis, pelvic … Read More
When women hear they have uterine fibroids, they are often understandably worried. Their reaction could be primed by girlfriends, family members or even a doctor. Many voices can chime in about what fibroids are, how to best treat them and how they impact a woman’s health. But there’s lots of misinformation out there about fibroids. Lingering … Read More
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Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about uterine fibroids? Kevin Stadtlander, MD, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, will answer your questions about this medical condition during a live webchat Tuesday, September 4, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy to be part of … Read More