Fibroids (Arabic)

Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in the muscular wall of the womb (uterus).

These growths are made up of muscle and tissue and can be different sizes. Some can be the size of a pea, others can be the size of a melon. They’re sometimes known as uterine myomas or leiomyomas.

Fibroids are common. Around 1 in 3 people who menstruate develop them at some point in their life. They’re more common as you get older.

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Last updated:
31 January 2023

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