Diagnosis of Uterine Fibroids
by Ricker Polsdorfer, MD
Your doctor may do a routine pelvic exam. Most significant fibroids are discovered on routine pelvic examination. If symptoms, such as heavy bleeding, suggest the presence of fibroids that are not discovered on pelvic examination, further evaluation with imaging tests may be needed.
These tests may include:
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Last reviewed September 2012 by Andrea Chisholm
Last Updated: 09/11/2012