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Can Fibroids Cause Frequent Urination?

Uterine fibroids often come with many symptoms that disrupt your everyday life.

From heavy bleeding to frequent urination, you may find that your bathroom trips are becoming more frequent, especially if you’re living with more than one fibroid or one that is larger.

At Houston Fibroids, we understand the life implications that symptoms of fibroids can cause. We also recognize that there are advanced treatment options to end symptoms entirely and get you to a fibroid-free life without invasive surgery or prolonged recovery times.

If you’re experiencing frequent urination due to fibroids, we can help. Don’t waste another day taking hourly trips to the restroom; opt for minimally invasive care today.

Let’s discuss the tie between frequent urination and fibroids. 

What is Frequent Urination?

Frequent urination is defined as the need to urinate more than eight times per day.

It can be a symptom of various health conditions, illnesses, and diseases. It can also be a sign of too much fluid intake on any given day.

When looking at women’s health, frequent urination is most often a symptom of uterine fibroids.

How Do Fibroids Cause Frequent Urination?

For many women, the harsh reality of living with fibroids is also living with frequent urination. Restroom trips become part of your daily life pretty quickly when you’re diagnosed with fibroids.

As fibroids grow, they can add pressure to the uterus and neighboring organs, including the bladder.

If you have numerous fibroids or larger ones, they expand the overall size of the uterus as they grow and multiply. The increased uterus size also adds pressure to the bladder, increasing the urge to use the bathroom more often as the bladder mistakes the pressure for fullness.

All types of fibroids can cause frequent urination, but the most common type is usually subserosal, as they are found outside the uterus and protrude outward.

How to Treat Fibroids and Stop Frequent Urination

Frequent urination is a symptom of an underlying health condition, such as fibroids. A medical team must diagnose the underlying cause to effectively treat this symptom when treating frequent urination.

In the case of uterine fibroids, the best treatment option to end frequent urination is uterine fibroid removal.

Removing fibroids can be done in several ways, including uterine fibroid embolization. During your consultation, we’ll discuss the best way to remove fibroids based on your diagnoses.

A Team of Fibroid Specialists You Can Trust

At Houston Fibroids, we recognize the negative impact of frequent urination and other fibroid symptoms on your everyday life.

You don’t have to live with constant bathroom trips. Take control of your health by opting for specialized fibroid care.

To learn more or schedule a consultation, contact us today.

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