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How do I know that I have fibroids?

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Dr. Nancy Mellow
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Exam or ultrasound

Many women develop fibroids as they age, but often there are no symptoms.
If the fibroids are large, there can be heavy or irregular bleeding, or even difficulty with urination or constipation. Most can be felt on a routine gyn exam. An ultrasound can detect almost all fibroids, including ones on the inside of your uterus.

In brief: Exam or ultrasound

Many women develop fibroids as they age, but often there are no symptoms.
If the fibroids are large, there can be heavy or irregular bleeding, or even difficulty with urination or constipation. Most can be felt on a routine gyn exam. An ultrasound can detect almost all fibroids, including ones on the inside of your uterus.
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Dr. Kevin Carson
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Common symptoms

Most women who have fibroids do not suffer any symptoms.
The most common symptoms are heavy prolonged periods, frequent urination. There are other symptoms. Consult a fibroid specialist.

In brief: Common symptoms

Most women who have fibroids do not suffer any symptoms.
The most common symptoms are heavy prolonged periods, frequent urination. There are other symptoms. Consult a fibroid specialist.
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Dr. PAUL EUN
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: You may not know

You may not know if you don't have any symptoms that are related to them. In fact, most women who have fibroids don't know they have them because they are small and do not cause any problems.

In brief: You may not know

You may not know if you don't have any symptoms that are related to them. In fact, most women who have fibroids don't know they have them because they are small and do not cause any problems.
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