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What Women Should Know About Fibroids: 10 Questions Answered

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Types of uterine fibroids: subserosal, intramural, submucosal, and pedunculated fibroids.
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What are fibroids?


Woman talking to doctor.
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Who's at risk for fibroids?


Woman
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What helps prevent fibroids?


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What causes fibroids?


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What are the symptoms of fibroids?


Magnetic Resonance Images of woman with uterine fibroids
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How are fibroids detected?


After having Hysterectomy surgery by laparotomic myomectomy
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How are fibroids treated?


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Can you still use an IUD with fibroids?


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How do fibroids affect pregnancy?


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What’s the link between vitamin D and fibroids?


Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

@RobinPregnancy

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and the award-winning pregnancy and parenting author of “The Complete Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy” and more than 10 other books. Between her nine children, teaching childbirth classes, and attending births for more than two decades, she has built up an impressive and practical knowledge base. You can follow Robin on Twitter @RobinPregnancy, Instagram, and Facebook.