What are the common symptoms of uterine fibroids?

Bleeding, cramping. Uterine fibroids are benign growths in the uterus that can cause heavier, longer menstrual periods. Increased cramping with periods is also a symptom of fibroids. They can also cause pressure and heaviness in the pelvis, as well as pain with sex.

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Can you provide me with common of symptoms of uterine fibroids?

Pain and/or bleeding. Depending on the size and location, fibroids can cause heavy or painful periods, pelvic pain or pressure/bloating, changes in urination or bowel movements, miscarriages or infertility. Fibroids are very common and many women have small fibroids that do not cause any symptoms at all. Read more...

How serious are the symptoms of a uterine fibroid?

Varies. Fibroids can have no symptoms (asymptomatic) or cause pain, pressure, frequent urination, constipation or bleeding. Look at www.ask4ufe.com for information. Read more...
Depends on symptoms. Anyone can get a uterine fibroid, which is an overgrowth of muscle cells in the shape of a ball. Like moles on the skin, they come in different sizes/shapes; RARELY cancerous. You only need surgery if you have symptoms like pain/pressure/incontinence/bleeding/bloating. Size/location don't matter. Lupron (leuprolide) or embolization are ways to control w/out surgery. US follow up is very important. Read more...

What causes uterine fibroids, how common are they, and what happens if they are left untreated?

Multifactorial. Fibroids are non-cancerous muscle tumors of the uterus. They develop because of a mutation in a uterine muscle cell that causes that cell to lose control of its growth. They are very common in some ethnic groups, and present in women of all backgrounds. They can cause heavy bleeding, pain, infertility, and pregnancy complications, or may cause no problems at all, depending on where they are. Read more...
For most nothing. 1 in 3 women of childbearing age have fibroids and up to 80% of african-american women have them. For most women the fibroids will be asymptomatic and no treatment is necessary. For some, even though they aren't causing symptoms, they may cause infertility. Read more...

Is this part of a symtomps from multiple uterine fibroids pain from my lower pelvic pain comes at anytime even im lying on the right side pain evywher?

Could be. Depending on the size, location of your fibroids - yes. They can cause pelvic pain, position changes can exacerbate sometimes. Other causes of positional pains can be: hernias, groin pulls, ovarian cysts. But it could definitely be due to fibroids if they are large. Honestly - small fibroids, (2cm or less, often do not cause pain). Read more...

What causes Uterine fibroids?

Unknown. Fibroids are benign muscle tumors of the uterus. No one knows their cause. Like many tumors (ie: breast lumps) their cause is unknown. Read more...
Nobody knows. Uterine fibroids are benign growths of the uterus, but rarely they can turn into malignant tumors (sarcoma!) Nobody knows the cause of any tumors including fibroids. Read more...