Uterine fibroids

Uterine fibroids are growths in your uterus. They are usually not dangerous but they can cause pain , heavy bleeding and problems with fertility or pregnancy.

They are different types of treatment and medications than can help manage your symptoms.


Uterine fibroids don’t always cause symptoms but some of them are:

  • Heavy or longer periods
  • Bleeding between periods
  • Painful cramps
  • Pain during sex
  • Pain in your belly or lower back
  • Pelvic pressure
  • Infertility

Uterine fibroids treatment will depend on

  • Your age
  • Your general health
  • How bad the symptoms are
  • The size, type and location of them
  • Whether you want to get pregnant