Fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in or on the uterus and are made of smooth muscle cells and fibrous connective tissue. These are usually benign growths, but some can eventually develop into cancerous growths that require treatment.
There is no known cause of fibroids, however, there are factors that can indicate an increased risk. A family history of them and your race can all make you more susceptible to developing fibroids. Your Atlanta women’s OBGYN may feel small bumps while doing your pelvic exam, which would prompt them to check for fibroids. The most common ways to diagnose fibroids is through an ultrasound or an MRI.
Once your Atlanta women’s OBGYN has confirmed your fibroids diagnosis. They will set to work treating them. They can be treated using certain medications. Your doctor may also recommend surgery if they are large, causing issues, or not responding to medication.
Atlanta, GA women with a history of fibroids, or who are experiencing the symptoms we discuss above should contact their Atlanta women’s OBGYN at Georgia OBGYN. We are able to do consultations via TeleHealth to help ease your pain and put you on the path to recovery. Contact our office for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.
All Alpharetta GA Atlanta GA Atlanta Women OBGYN Atlanta Women's OBGYN Best Gynecologist Best OB/GYN In Atlanta Gynecologist Gynecologists And Obstetricians Gynecology And Obstetrics OBGYN OBGYN Near Northside Hospital OBGYNs Near Northside Hospital Obstetrician Obstetricians Prenatal Care Gynecology Top Gynecologist Top OBGYN Top OBGYN Atlanta Top Obstetrician In Atlanta Women's Clinic Women's Health Women’s Health Women’s Health Women's OBGYN Women’s OBGYN Women’s OBGYN Women’s Obstetrics And Gynecology Women’s Obstetrics And Gynecology Women Specialists Women's Specialist Women’s Specialist Women’s Specialist Women's Specialists