About 25 percent of women have noncancerous fibroid growths in the uterus. These benign growths are not malignant in nature but can cause pain and bleeding, and block openings in the uterus. They can also cause bladder pain or pressure due to their size and location.
Novant Health surgeons are experienced in treating this condition, usually through minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. Recovery from uterine fibroid surgery is generally rapid and can result in minimal scarring.