While doctors haven't been able to nail down a specific cause for uterine fibroids -- the noncancerous growths of the uterus that typically appear dur...
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Fibroids are the most commonly occurring pelvic tumors, affecting as many as half of women age 35 or older. But most women with fibroids may never have symptoms or they may be so mild they never know the growths are there.
Hysterectomy remains the second most common major surgical procedure performed on women in the United States after Cesarean section. But each patient should be treated as an individual.
Millions of women suffer from irregular, erratic, sluggish, heavy, lengthy, crampy, or difficult periods. It's so common that most women have been led to believe this is normal. It's not.
Dr. Jacoby describes the symptoms and indications for hysterectomy and also about uterine artery emobolization, a method of shrinking fibroids in women who have completed childbearing.
They can be uncomfortable, annoying and downright bothersome, but fibroids need to be dealt with as soon as they become a problem. Not sure what they ...
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