Fibroids: How Much Do You know About Them?

Uterine fibroids, also known as leiomyomas, are a major reproductive health issue affecting women worldwide. There are many myths surrounding fibroids, being a relatively common disease. So, how well can you separate the myths from the facts? Take this short quiz to find out. Also remember to check out our post on uterine fibroids to learn more about the disease.


#1. Fibroids only occur in women

#2. Fibroids is a disease that rarely occurs in black women

#3. Fibroids are the most common tumours seen in women of reproductive age

#4. Living with fibroids invariably prevents a woman from getting pregnant

#5. Painful periods, irregular menstrual bleeding, cramps and pelvic pain are some symptoms of uterine fibroids

#6. Pain is a recognised symptom of fibroids but not every woman with fibroids experience pain

#7. Fibroids mostly cause cancer

#8. Most fibroids do not have symptoms and are usually detected accidentally during routine pelvic examinations?

#9. Fibroids only affect women in their 30s and 40s?

#10. Women who have attained menopause have low chances of developing fibroids