Blossom Women's Health Center
Women's Health Specialists located in Alpharetta, GA
According to the National Institutes of Health, most American women will develop uterine fibroids at one point or another, even if they’re unaware of the condition. For those in and around Alpharetta, Georgia, in-office minimally invasive surgery is available from Laquita Martinez, MD, FACOG, at Blossom Women’s Health Center. Advancements in diagnostics and treatment have greatly improved outcomes for women suffering from uterine fibroids, so don’t delay seeking care. Book your appointment online or by phone.
Fibroids Q & A
What are uterine fibroids?
Uterine fibroids are abnormal growths that develop in your uterus. Uterine fibroids can grow inside the uterine wall or uterine cavity.
What are some symptoms of uterine fibroids?
Uterine fibroids are often asymptomatic. If you do experience symptoms, they might include:
- Heavy menstrual bleeding
- Periods that last longer than a week
- Trouble emptying your bladder
- Pelvic pain or pressure
- Frequent need to urinate
- Back or leg pain
Why seek treatment for uterine fibroids?
If fibroids are causing heavy bleeding during your menstrual cycle, you may want to seek treatment, as excessive menstrual bleeding can contribute to anemia.
How are uterine fibroids treated?
Treatment and management plans are developed based on size, location, and symptoms related to fibroids. To explore these and other treatment options, book an appointment with Dr. Martinez, either using the easy online scheduling tool or by phone.