There is some misinformation out there about uterine fibroids, so Dr. J. Kyle Mathews would like to provide women with the correct information. First of all, uterine fibroids are not cancerous, nor do they increase a woman’s risk for developing uterine cancer. Instead, these non-malignant growths actually grow and develop directly from the myometrium, or the muscle tissue of the uterus.
Uterine fibroids are very common; however, many women do not have symptoms or problems associated with their fibroids, and the growths go away in a year or two. For other women, uterine fibroids create problems that are best addressed by an experienced physician. Dr. Mathews has treated many women with these issues at his North Dallas urogynecology office.
Women with uterine fibroids may have one or more of the following signs:
Uterine fibroids can also cause complications such as infertility and miscarriages.
Researchers are still not certain what causes uterine fibroids, but they have identified some things that put a woman at an increased risk:
Dr. Mathews has the necessary expertise to both diagnose and treat uterine fibroids at his North Dallas urogynecology office.
If you are experiencing symptoms and/or if you feel you have a higher risk for developing fibroids, you can rely on Dr. Mathews. He is a highly trained urogynecologist who offers women the most up-to-date medical and radiologic treatments for uterine fibroids, as well as surgical treatments for uterine fibroids. Many of these treatments are conveniently available in his North Dallas urogynecology office. Contact us for an appointment.