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Dr. Victor Lewis

Dr. Victor Lewis is a board certified radiologist. the Medical Director of the Uterine Fibroid Embolization Center of Excellence at Chesapeake Regional Medical Center.

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What are Symptomatic Uterine Fibroids?

Posted by Dr. Victor Lewis on Jan 24, 2018 8:02:00 AM

It’s something most women don’t like to talk about. It’s embarrassing and can be life altering. But having a heavy, painful menstrual cycle is something worth opening up about‒at least with your doctor.

If you are experiencing uncomfortable periods that are accompanied by back or severe abdominal pain, you may have symptomatic uterine fibroids. Uterine fibroids are non-cancerous tumors that grow in the uterus. They are the most common type of tumor within the female reproductive system.

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