Many health problems can cause symptoms that are the same as or similar to those of uterine fibroids. Health problems with similar symptoms need to be ruled out before fibroids are diagnosed.
Conditions that can cause changes in menstrual periods include:
Conditions that can cause female pelvic pain include:
Cancers of the female reproductive organs that can cause pain or bleeding include:
These forms of cancer may cause symptoms similar to those caused by noncancerous conditions, such as uterine fibroids or endometriosis.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Divya Gupta, MD|
|Last Revised||June 23, 2011|