What are the Signs and Symptoms of Fibroids?

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Fibroids?

It is estimated that 75% of women with fibroids do not have symptoms, therefore many women don't know they have fibroids.

 

Whether or not you have symptoms depends on

  • the size of the fibroids
  • where they are in your womb


 

This also affects the types of symptoms you are likely to have.

For example, a small fibroid in the wall of your womb probably won't cause any problems, whereas a large fibroid growing outward from your womb might press against your bladder, causing bladder problems.     

 

The most common symptoms of fibroids are:


In some cases, infertility may be the result.