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    1. Understanding Uterine Fibroids -- Diagnosis and Treatment

      Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids from the experts at WebMD.

    2. Understanding Uterine Fibroids -- Symptoms

      Learn about the symptoms of uterine fibroids from the experts at WebMD.

    3. Understanding Uterine Fibroids -- the Basics

      Learn more here about uterine fibroids from the experts at WebMD.

    4. Myomectomy

      Myomectomy is the surgical removal of fibroids from the uterus. It allows the uterus to be left in place and preserves fertility.

    5. Uterine Fibroids

      Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that form on the wall of a woman's uterus. Learn more from WebMD about causes, symptoms, and treatment options.

    6. Uterine Fibroids - When To Call a Doctor

      Call to make an appointment if you have possible symptoms of a problem from a uterine fibroid.

    7. Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE)

      Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is a procedure performed by a radiologist that blocks blood flow to fibroids in the uterus. Fibroids treated with this procedure shrink an average of 48% to 78%.1, 2 For women who are not planning a pregnancy in the future, UFE is a possible option in place of surgery for fibroids.You should not eat or drink anything for 4 to 8 hours before uterine fibroid ...

    8. Uterine Fibroids - Symptoms

      Uterine fibroid symptoms can develop slowly over several years or rapidly over several months. Most women with uterine fibroids have mild symptoms or none at all and never need treatment. For some women, uterine fibroid symptoms become a problem.

    9. Uterine Fibroids - Other Treatment

      Uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) is a recent addition to the list of uterine fibroid treatment options. It is a nonsurgical alternative to hysterectomy or myomectomy.

    10. Uterine Fibroids - Cause

      The exact cause of uterine fibroids is not known. Fibroids begin when cells overgrow in the muscular wall of the uterus.

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