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13 Jul 2011

Fibroids
Hi,

What are fibroids and what are the sysmptoms? I hear an operation needs to take place to remove them.

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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

They are growths of the womb muscle. They usually cause heavy periods and sometimes pain or pressure on the bladder or bowel if they are very large. The usual treatment is a hysterectomy.

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