Fibroid affects over 70% of women and it is one of the causes of female infertility. Uterine fibroids are growths in or around the uterus. They are completely benign and while they can actually have some unpleasant side effects, they are not cancerous.
Uterine fibroids can be small and inconspicuous, about the size of a walnut or they can be large up to the size of a grape fruit or a melon. Alternatively, women can have multiple uterine fibroids of varying sizes and densities.
Usually, when there is one uterine fibroid present, there are actually more fibroids that will not be noticed yet.
Uterine fibroids start as small seedlings, so tiny you’d need the aid of a microscope to see them. They can then spread throughout the uterus’ muscular wall structure