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Fibroids

Causes of Fibroids:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Fibroids. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Fibroids

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Fibroids Treatments

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Misdiagnosis and Fibroids

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Fibroids: Related Rare Diseases

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Fibroids: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Fibroids

Fibroids are common benign tumors that grow in the muscle of the uterus. They occur mainly in women in their forties. Women may have many fibroids at the same time. Fibroids do not develop into cancer. As a woman reaches menopause , fibroids are likely to become smaller, and sometimes they disappear. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Uterus: NCI)

Uterine ... (Source: excerpt from Uterine Fibroids: NWHIC)

Fibroids are common benign tumors that grow in the muscle of ... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Uterus: NCI)

Detailed list of causes of Fibroids

The list below shows some of the causes of Fibroids mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Fibroids?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Fibroids. Of the 5 causes of Fibroids that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 5 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Fibroids:

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Medical Conditions associated with Fibroids:

Uterus symptoms (429 causes), Female reproductive symptoms (928 causes), Women's health symptoms (1177 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Pregnancy symptoms (699 causes), Sexual symptoms (1838 causes), Genital symptoms (986 causes), Intercourse symptoms (258 causes), Female sexual symptoms (505 causes), Mens health symptoms (291 causes), Female genital symptoms (529 causes)

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