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What are the most common symptoms of uterine fibroids? [Dr. Donikyan]

 

What are the most common symptoms of uterine fibroids?

One of the most common symptoms of fibroids is a feeling of fullness or pressure in your pelvis, which may become worse during your menstrual cycle. As fibroids get bigger, they occupy more space in the uterus and can cause pressure on adjacent parts of the body. For example, because the bladder is right next to the uterus, fibroids can cause urinary difficulty including an increase in frequency and urgency. In addition, fibroids can cause heavier than normal bleeding during the cycle or bleeding in-between cycles which can lead to anemia.

More videos from the interview with Dr. Chris Donikyan of the Fishkill Endovascular Center as he explains the difference between Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) and Hysterectomy.

Request a consultation at your nearest American Endovascular center today.