Uterine Fibroids (cont.)
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What Increases Your Risk
Factors that increase a woman's risk for uterine fibroids include:
When To Call a Doctor
Call to make an appointment if you have possible symptoms of a problem from a uterine fibroid, including:
Unless you have bothersome or severe symptoms, you will probably only need to have a fibroid checked during your yearly gynecological exam.
During a pregnancy, your doctor will check for changes in fibroid size and position.
Who to see
Uterine fibroids can be diagnosed and treated by any of the following health professionals:
You may need to see a gynecologist for further testing or treatment.
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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