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My mother has fibroids. What kind of tumor is a fibroid? What's it made of?

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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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In brief: Myoma

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors arising from the smooth muscle in the uterus.
They can grow within the walls of the uterus, in the uterine cavity or towards the outside of the uterus. They usually cause excessive bleeding, enlargement of the uterus, pain.

In brief: Myoma

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors arising from the smooth muscle in the uterus.
They can grow within the walls of the uterus, in the uterine cavity or towards the outside of the uterus. They usually cause excessive bleeding, enlargement of the uterus, pain.
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