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Heavy periods and pelvic pain aren't 'normal' – uterine fibroids might be to blame

Too many women accept uterine fibroid symptoms such as heavy periods, abdominal bulkiness, and pelvic pain as normal. But they don’t have to! Learn about treatment options from medication to surgery in this week’s MedBlog. Read more.

Women's Health

Fertility-sparing treatment for endometriosis and fibroids

Endometriosis and uterine fibroids can cause heavy periods, pelvic pain, and difficulty getting pregnant. And traditional treatment options can cause infertility. However, women can find advanced, fertility-sparing treatment options at UT Southwestern. Learn more.

Women's Health

Hysterectomy alternative: An innovative treatment for uterine fibroids

Problems associated with uterine fibroids frequently used to result in hysterectomy and a lengthy recovery. But not anymore! Radiofrequency ablation is an innovative outpatient procedure that can reduce fibroid volume and their uncomfortable symptoms by 50 percent in just two months. Learn more.

Women's Health

What’s going on with my uterus? 3 conditions related to pelvic pain and bleeding

Women sometimes ignore abnormal bleeding or pelvic pain because they think it’s just part of life. However, Kimberly Kho, M.D., says these symptoms can be signs of abnormal cell growth in the uterus. Discover three common conditions and available treatment options.

Women's Health

Abnormal bleeding: Why women should treat it, not tough it out

Abnormal bleeding can seriously affect a woman’s quality of life at any age. Unfortunately, many women think it’s normal and don’t seek medical care, or their doctors simply don’t listen. Discover treatment options that can improve a woman’s symptoms and quality of life.

Cancer

Bleeding after menopause: It’s not normal

Dr. Carlson discusses why women shouldn’t ignore postmenopausal bleeding and should see a gynecologic oncologist if cancer is the cause.