Symptoms and causes

What is it?

Fibroids, also known as myomas, are benign tumours that develop in the uterus.


The main symptoms associated with fibroids are:

  • severe menstrual bleeding
  • a feeling of pressure and/or pain in the lower abdomen
  • urinary problems due to external pressure on the bladder from the fibroids

Diagnosis and treatment

Possible treatment:

For additional information about these treatments, please contact your gynaecologist.

Treatment centres and specialisations

Gynaecological Centre
General gynaecology

Latest publication date: 21/01/2021
Supervising author: Dr Van Den Broecke Dirk