Jefferson University Hospitals

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Diseases & Conditions

Enabling patients to live a life free of fibroid symptoms

Jefferson Fibroid Center is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids. With our expert treatment options and multidisciplinary, personalized approach, our goal is to help you return to your normal life, free of all fibroid-related symptoms. We specialize in treating fibroids and associated symptoms, including the following:

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
The most common symptom of fibroids is abnormal uterine bleeding, or irregular menstrual cycles. Our expert team can diagnose and treat all of the different types of abnormal bleeding, including heavy periods, the most common type.

Dysmenorrhea
A type of abnormal uterine bleeding, the most common symptom of fibroids, dysmenorrhea is a menstrual condition characterized by severe and frequent menstrual cramps and pain. We have the expertise to diagnose and treat all of the different types of abnormal bleeding.

Menometrorrhagia
A type of abnormal uterine bleeding, the most common symptom of fibroids, menometrorrhagia is a menstrual condition characterized by heavy or prolonged vaginal bleeding that occurs irregularly. We have the expertise to diagnose and treat all of the different types of abnormal bleeding.

Pelvic Pressure
Large fibroids enlarge the uterus, resulting in a sensation of lower abdominal fullness or pelvic pressure or pain for many women. This pressure may also affect adjacent pelvic structures, leading to more specific symptoms such as frequent urination, incontinence, constipation or pain during sex.

Uterine Fibroids
Our team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of uterine fibroids, benign tumors arising from the muscular walls of the uterus. Fibroids can interfere with getting pregnant and may also contribute to pregnancy losses.

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The Jefferson Health OBGYN department provides compassionate, expert care for a wide range of OBGYN conditions. View the breadth and depth of conditions treated across our OBGYN specialties.