Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous growths on the uterus. They are fairly common amongst women of childbearing age—about 30% of women above the age of 35 will have uterine fibroids.
However, the risk of the fibroids being cancerous remains low and, in most cases, does not cause any symptoms nor affect daily activities.
As uterine fibroids vary in size and numbers, women who display symptoms often experience the following problems:
If you experience any of the above symptoms, we advise you to seek treatment. Options at our gynaecology clinic include observation, medication or surgery.