There are four different types of fibroids and they don’t all cause the same symptoms. Here's how to tell them apart.
Fibroid pain treatment may involve a combination of therapies including over-the-counter pain relievers, prescription medications, and surgery.
The causes of uterine fibroids are unknown, but there is evidence that multiple factors—such as race—play a role in their growth.
Uterine fibroids during pregnancy are common and usually not serious. However, they affect fertility or cause pregnancy complications. Learn more.
Uterine fibroid degeneration occurs when a fibroid outgrows its limited blood supply and begins to die. Learn more.
Uterine Fibroids, a benign condition that causes pelvic tumors, hits African American women harder than any other group, but no one understands why.
Calcified fibroids are uterine fibroids (noncancerous tumors) that have reached the end of their life cycle and calcified, or hardened.
When fibroids break down, they release chemicals that cause pain and swelling. Here’s how to identify when it’s happening and what to do about it.
Fibroids can put pressure on your organs, causing pain and other symptoms. But they don’t cause pain in everyone, and the pain may come and go.
Pedunculated fibroids are growths in or around the uterus that are attached to the organ by a stem that sometimes twists, causing pain.