Fibroids Overview

Fibroids are very common, 25% of women have some fibroids. Fibriods usually do not cause problems or symptoms but for some women fibroids can cause significant abnormal bleeding or pain. […] Continue

Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is surgical removal of the uterus. A total hysterectomy is removal of the uterus and cervix, and a subtotal or partial hysterectomy is removal of the uterus while leaving […] Continue

Medical Treatments of Fibroids

There are several options for treating fibroids medically. Birth control pills, progesterones such as Provera, the Mirena IUD, and Lupron are all in this category. These will not cure the […] Continue

Surgical Treatments of Fibroids

Surgical management of fibroids includes uterine artery embolization, myomectomy, and hysterectomy. Uterine artery embolization is an outpatient procedure that is done by an invasive radiologist to stop the blood flow […] Continue