Signs & Symptoms of Fibroids Tumors
When dealing with fibroid tumors, understanding what they are and their related symptoms is important in order to find the treatment option that is best for you. Some symptoms of fibroid tumors can take a toll on your everyday way of life, and make managing and performing daily activities difficult. Other fibroids don't produce symptoms at all.
Even if minor, signs and symptoms of fibroid tumors should not be ignored. Many women underestimate the severity of their fibroid symptoms because they have become accustomed to the pain, pressure, and other symptomatic conditions that fibroids can generate.
Symptoms of fibroids are typically cyclical due to the fibroids being hormonally sensitive. This sensitivity can also have an effect on the growth of fibroid tumors which can directly impact their symptoms. The following is a list of commonly associated symptoms of fibroids:
If you are experiencing any of these signs and symptoms of fibroid tumors, you should contact your primary physician or OB/Gyn as soon as possible in order to rule out other complications that could cause the above symptomatic conditions. If you and your care provider determine that you have these symptoms as a result of uterine fibroid tumors, it is a good idea to discuss all of the available treatments for fibroids including alternatives to hysterectomy procedures such as uterine fibroid embolization.
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