Fibroids: What you need to know

Fibroids, also known as uterine leiomyomas or myomas, are noncancerous growths that develop in the uterus of women during their reproductive years. These smooth muscle tumors can vary in size, ranging from tiny seedlings that are not visible to the naked eye to bulky masses that can distort the shape of the uterus. Although fibroids are quite common, affecting up to 80% of women by the age of 50…
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