Health Talks: What are fibroids and how are they treated?

Fibroids are non-cancerous lumps that can grow in different parts of your uterus. They affect women in their 30s and 40s and up to 70-80% of women by age 50. While they usually don’t cause any symptoms or bothersome problems, they can affect fertility if they are blocking a woman’s fallopian tubes.

Watch this Health Talks video to learn more from obstetrician/gynecologist Amber Bondurant, MD, who answers these questions and more:

  • What are fibroids and what causes them?
  • What are the symptoms of fibroids?
  • When should you seek care for fibroids?
  • How are fibroids treated?

If uterine fibroids are interfering with your life, learn more about the expertise and treatment options available at Ohio State’s multidisciplinary Uterine Fibroid Clinic.

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