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Fibroid Symptoms & Conditions

Abnormal Bleeding

The bleeding can be considered abnormal if a woman experiences: bleeding at unusual times (between periods, after sex, during menopause), unusually long periods (seven days or longer), inconsistent menstrual cycles.

Severe Menstrual Cramps

Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for difficult menstrual cramps and painful periods. These include cramps before periods, diarrhea during periods, and cramps after periods.

Severe Menstrual Cramps Specialists NYC

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), more than 50 percent of women who menstruate experience menstrual cramping during the onset of their periods.

Fibroid Pain

The majority of women in the U.S. will develop fibroids at some point in their lifetime.

Pain During Sex

Painful intercourse, also known as dyspareunia, is sometimes caused by underlying gynecologic conditions.

Enlarged Uterus

An enlarged uterus is a symptom of a variety of medical conditions, including pregnancy, uterine fibroids and adenomyosis. It affects 1 in 10 women of reproductive-age.

Pelvic Pain

Some studies show that at least 20 percent of women who live with pelvic pain never find out what is causing their symptoms and never receive a correct diagnosis that can lead to proper treatment.

Fibroids and Weight Gain

Uterine fibroids are known to cause symptoms like heavy periods, severe menstrual cramps, and unpredictable menstrual cycles. But did you know that fibroids can cause weight gain as well?

Calcified Fibroids

Overview  When fibroids degenerate (shrink due to loss of blood supply), towards the end of the degeneration process, they can sometimes calcify around the edges. Sometimes fibroid degeneration can cause the fibroids to completely calcify and harden. These calcified fibroids can require medical treatment for removal and relief of symptoms. The clinical team of Viva…

Adenomyosis

Adenomyosis is a relatively widespread gynecological condition that causes the tissue that lines the uterus to grow into the uterus’ muscular walls.

Fibroids and Cancer

If you were just diagnosed with fibroids, then you may be happy to hear that fibroid cancer is rare and a vast majority of fibroids are benign growths. When fibroid cancer is detected, it’s important to seek treatment immediately because cancer cells can spread to other areas of the body. If you are worried about…

Fibroids and Pregnancy

Fibroids During Pregnancy The effects of uterine fibroids on pregnancy is an important consideration to make when planning to start a family. Fibroids may affect your fertility and may also impact your ability to carry a pregnancy successfully. Being diagnosed with fibroids while pregnant does not always lead to a high-risk pregnancy, but it can…