In women uterus abnormal growth develops that is very painful is known as fibroids. Sometimes these tumors become very large and cause severe abdominal pain and heavy periods. In other cases, they do not cause signs or symptoms. Outgrowths are usually benign or non-carcinogenic. The cause of fibroids is unknown.
Fibroids are also known by the names, leiomyomas, and fibroid tumors. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 80% of women have fibroids at the age of 50 years. However, most women have no symptoms and never know they have fibroids. Medication or surgical removal may help to get rid of these abnormal masses