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
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.
June 23, 2011
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
& Divya Gupta, MD
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