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When to Seek Treatment
When fibroids grow large enough, they can cause discomfort or other
symptoms. Rest assured, very few fibroids ever become cancerous.
Treatment is only necessary when symptoms become troublesome. Symptoms
Heavy menstrual bleeding
Pelvic pressure or pelvic pain
Spotting or bleeding between periods
Pain with intercourse
Difficulty emptying the bladder or constipation
Back or leg pain
Bloating or pelvic fullness
UVA offers advanced treatment options by doctors who
specialize in uterine fibroid treatment.
Call 434.243.4744 to talk to a nurse who will explain your treatment options.