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A 21-year-old female asked:

I never knew i had a fibroid until my first ultra sound for my pregnancy, the doctor told me to don't worry, i would only get some pain. is this true?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Yes,it's true!: Fibroids are very common. Many never cause symptoms or problems. If they do, (pain, increased or abnormal bleeding) get checked. Otherwise, relax! Is often no big deal.
Last updated Nov 7, 2017


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