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Fibroids and Their Impact on Fertility

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous (benign) tumors that grow in the uterus. A fibroid occurs when a single muscle cell in the uterine wall multiplies and grows and forms a benign tumor. Uterine fibroids are common and affect 20% of women who are childbearing age. Within the African American community fibroids are two to four times […]

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I Have Fibroids and Infertility. Do I Need Surgery?

Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that grow inside the uterus, in the uterine wall, or just outside the uterus. There are a few different types of fibroids, but all of them can cause pain, pelvic pressure, heavy periods that may last longer than a week, frequent urge to urinate, trouble emptying your bladder, constipation, and […]

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