Learn About Common gyn Conditions
Uterine fibroids are noncancerous tumors that originate in the smooth muscle cells inside the wall of the uterus. Incredibly common, about 30% of women will develop fibroids by age 35, and about 70-80% will do so by age 50. Fibroids can cause heavy bleeding during a woman's period, abdominal pain, infertility and a variety of other symptoms. Learn more.
An ovarian cyst is an accumulation of fluid within an ovary that is surrounded by a thin “shell” and can be as small as a pea or become so large that a woman looks pregnant. Occurring most frequently during a woman’s reproductive years, ovarian cysts can cause pain and bleeding and may be an early form of ovarian cancer. Learn more.