Monthly Archives: April 2016

Uterine fibroids

Fibroids, or uterine fibroids, are benign (non-cancerous) tumors in female internal genital organs. Such types of tumors are pretty common in the body. Another name for these growths is myoma. In the most severe case the tumor can be as big as a full-term pregnancy, however, normally they are not big and sometimes hard to detect.

The actual causes of the fibroids are hardly known. For some reason healthy vaginal cells start to multiply and grow. The tumor does not go into deeper layers of the tissues, but stays under the mucous membrane of the vagina. Fibroids do not break down blood vessels and do not cause intoxication. Continue reading