Health Tip: Watch for Uterine Fibroids

(HealthDay News) -- Uterine fibroids -- growths in a woman's uterus -- usually aren't cancerous. But they can trigger significant pain and discomfort.

The womenshealth.gov website says typical symptoms include:

  • Heavy, painful menstrual periods.
  • A sensation of fullness in the lower abdomen or pelvis.
  • Abdominal swelling.
  • Urinating frequently.
  • Pain during sex.
  • Lower back pain.
  • Reproductive problems.

-- Diana Kohnle

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