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Blog posts tagged in Uterine Fibroids
Fibroids or myomas are abnormal growths that often affect fertility and can cause heavy and unpredictable pain and bleeding. They increase the risk of preterm delivery, fetal growth restriction, and miscarriage. Moreover, fibroids can block natural childbirth and thus increase the risk of a cesarean section. Finally, they can provoke placental abruption - a condition in which the placenta separates from the inner wall of the uterus before delivery. There is a genetic component to the susceptibility when it comes to developing fibroids, but the exact mechanism of this is still unknown. Let’s look at four common signs and symptoms that you may have uterine fibroids.
1. Constant urge to urinate or feeling of fullness in the lower abdomen
Fibroids that are located on your bladder may cause a frequent urge to urinate. You may also experience a feeling of fullness in the area above your pubic bone. Women with...