Fibroma: the symptoms

The fibroid does not always talk about him; it can be completely asymptomatic and be discovered on the occasion of an ultrasound.

In other cases, it will be discovered when certain signs occur:

> Uterine symptoms: abnormalities of the rules with menorrhagia, that is to say, abundant periods, with clots sometimes, too long, dragging. The fibroma can also give bleeding, that is to say bleeding between the rules. It is the fibroids that develop inside the uterine cavity that are responsible for these signs. When these bleeds are too important, the woman can suffer from anemia, be tired, develop infections more easily ...

> A frequent urge to urinate (pollakiuria), urinary incontinence, constipation ... can reveal the presence of a fibroid that compresses the neighboring organs: bladder, colon and rectum essentially. It will be rather fibroids with external development (outside the uterus).

> Gravity, pains in the pelvis, an increase in the volume of the abdomen, or even infertility are sometimes indicative of a fibroid.

Because of all these symptoms, the opinion of a doctor is necessary: ​​one consults most often his GP or a gynecologist. The practitioner can sometimes feel a large fibroid vaginal touch, digital rectal examination and / or abdominal palpation. He carefully examines the cervix with a speculum to look for a possible lesion. He also looks for the presence of prolapse (a descent of organs), ovarian pathology ... Depending on this consultation, examinations may be prescribed.

See also our video: Bleeding between the rules, is it serious?

More or less abundant bleeding between two menstrual cycles can have different origins. The gyngecologist's explanations on video ...

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