Uterine Fibroids | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What could have caused my uterine fibroid(s)?
  • How large is/are my uterine fibroid(s)?
  • Does my uterine fibroid require treatment?
  • Could I choose not to have the fibroid removed? 
  • I’d like to spare my uterus. Is uterine fibroid embolization a good treatment option for me?
  • Do uterine fibroids put me at risk for any other health conditions?
  • Is it safe for me to exercise like normal? What about sexual activity?


Uterine Fibroid Embolization by SJ Smith, MD (American Family Physician June 15, 2000, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000615/3601.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/00